Simple Art Of Flying
Simple Art Of Flying
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Simple Art Of Flying

Written and illustrated by Cory Leonardo
Published by Aladdin Books
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Quirky characters, plucky humor, and a heartwarming message come together in this big-hearted debut novel about friendship and the true meaning of family. Sometimes flying means keeping your feet on the ground… Born in a dismal room in a pet store, Alastair the African grey parrot dreams of escape to bluer skies. He’d like nothing more than to fly away to a palm tree with his beloved sister, Aggie. But when Aggie is purchased by twelve-year-old Fritz, and Alastair is adopted by elderly dance-enthusiast and pie-baker Albertina Plopky, the future looks ready to crash-land. In-between anxiously plucking his feathers, eating a few books, and finding his own poetic voice, Alastair plots his way to a family reunion. But soon he’s forced to choose between the life he’s always dreamed of and admitting the truth: that sometimes, the bravest adventure is in letting go.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781534420991
    Publication Date
    February 12, 2019
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018023277
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1534420991
    Lexile® Level
    680L
    ATOS® Book Level
    4.59
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    8
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    501036
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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