Pen pal activity with Julia Lawrinson
Mel and Shell is about two best friends living in 1979. Swedish pop group ABBA rules the airwaves and roller skating is cool. Confiding in her pen pal from 1829, Shell discovers she has a lot to learn about loyalty and honesty.
The Dear Pen Pal activity sheet encourages research into history and fosters imagination.
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