Fly Away

Fly Away

Book - 2014
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From the Newbery Award-winning author of Sarah, Plain and Tall comes a story about one brave girl who saves her family from losing everything.

Everyone in Lucy's family sings. Opera. Rap. Lullabies. Everyone, except Lucy. Lucy can't sing; her voice just won't come out.

Just like singing, helping Aunt Frankie prepare for flooding season is a family tradition--even if Frankie doesn't want the help. And this year, when the flood arrives, danger finds its way into the heart of Lucy's family, and Lucy will need to find her voice to save her brother.
Publisher: New York : Margaret K. McElderry Books, c2014
ISBN: 9781442460089
Branch Call Number: J FF MCL
Characteristics: 108 p. :,music ;,22 cm

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ChristchurchLib Jun 23, 2014

"Lucy and her two-year-old brother Teddy share a unique bond. Lucy has a way with words, but she's not a gifted singer like the rest of the family. Teddy, on the other hand, can't speak in words, but he secretly sings to Lucy every night. On a family visit to Aunt Frankie's farm in North Dakota, Teddy goes missing just as the Red River begins to flood, and Lucy realizes that her song might be the only way to save Teddy. Can she find her voice in time to find her brother? Simple and heartfelt, Fly Away is just right for younger readers looking for longer chapter books." Kids' Books June 2014 newsletter http://www.libraryaware.com/996/NewsletterIssues/ViewIssue/89723f9c-55b6-4257-8882-b1e8ae2fe071?postId=7f13f775-20d0-4cb3-8d09-7107a990fa6a

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Aug 05, 2014

Lucy is a little girl who's family shares many secrets. Her mother's is that she loves langhornes slim's music. Her father's is he is a poetry lover. And her secret is that she also loves poetry, and her little brother can sing before he could talk. They go to a friend's house, where they figure out everyone's secrets. But how?

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