- Because you get a letter from an 11-year-old in Georgia who thinks you are as cool as you thought Roald Dahl was when you were 11.
- Because you get a note from a girl in Tennessee that says, “I just finished reading Girl, Stolen. ... I enjoyed the book very much. So much that during school I would sit in the back of the class and read under the desk.Thank you for making my geography class much more interesting!”
I’ve never even been to Georgia or Nebraska, and I was only in Tennessee once for a business meeting. All I saw was the airport, the meeting room, and the hotel.