Flying Lessons & Other Stories
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"
"Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable, this collection of short stories is an excellent addition for libraries and classrooms.”-School Library Journal, Starred
"Thought provoking and wide-ranging, this first anthology from WNDB should not be missed."
-Publishers Weekly, Starred
Grade Level: 3 - 7
Hardcover: 240 pages
Publisher: Crown Books for Young Readers (January 3, 2017)
Product Dimensions: 5.9 x 0.8 x 8.6 inches
Shipping Weight: 12.6 ounces