Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Flying Lessons & Other Stories

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Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology--written by the best children's authors including Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Jacqueline Woodson, and many more--celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

"Will resonate with any kid who's ever felt different --which is to say, every kid." -- Time

In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children's publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories.

"There's plenty of magic in this collection to go around." -- Booklist, Starred

"A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries." -- Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable." -- School Library Journal, Starred

"Thought provoking and wide-ranging . . . should not be missed." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Read more books by these authors." -- The Bulletin, Starred
Publisher: New York : Crown, [2017]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781101934593
Branch Call Number: J FIC Flyin
Characteristics: 218 pages ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Oh, Ellen - Editor

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A wonderful collection of short stories by some of today's best MG writers.


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