Amber Asks “When You Reach Me”

Amber Entertainment has scored the feature film rights to Rebecca Stead’s sci-fi young adult novel “When You Reach Me” reports Variety.

Set on New York’s Upper West Side in 1979, the story follows a plucky sixth-grade heroine trying to solve a mystery and infuses elements of a coming-of-age story and time travel

The novel won the Newbery Medal for children’s literature. Ileen Maisel (“The Golden Compass”) and Stead will produce.