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Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Written by:

Ellen Oh

Published:

January 3, 2017

Publisher:

Crown Books for Young Readers

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Summary

Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology—written by the best children’s authors—celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.

 

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, this strong collection should find eager readers" 

-Kirkus, Starred

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