One of the great things about belonging to a larger community of fellow enthusiasts is that you get to learn a lot about even the things that didn’t interest you at the outset. Thank you, friends, for educating me enough to pick out a new mechanical pencil for a fifth-grader :)
The Pentel P205 in black and gold.
By the way I recently read a book in which the author kept referring to “retractable pencils”, by which I suppose she meant mechanical pencils. Or would there have been another kind? It has too many names :(