Flying Over Water

N. H. Senzai (Author) Shannon Hitchcock (Author)
& 1 more

Product Details

$17.99  $16.55
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
October 20, 2020
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

N.H. Senzai is the author of Shooting Kabul, which was critically acclaimed and on numerous award lists. Publishers Weekly called it "hard hitting, emotionally wrenching." Her second book, Saving Kabul Corner, was nominated for an Edgar Award. She is also the author of Ticket to India and Escape from Aleppo. Ms. Senzai lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her family. Visit her online at

Shannon Hitchcock is the author of ONE TRUE WAY, which received a starred review from Kirkus. The critically acclaimed RUBY LEE & ME was a nominee for the 2017-2018 Nebraska Chapter Book Golden Sower Award, Pennsylvania's Keystone Award, Iowa's Children's Choice Award, Japan's Sakura Medal, and Alaska and Montana's Battle of the Books. She divides her time between Tampa, Florida, and Hendersonville, North Carolina. For more, visit her website at

Andrea Davis Pinkney and Brian Pinkney have made an outstanding contribution to the field of children's literature both as individuals and as a team. Between them, they have published more than 70 children's books that have received the highest awards and accolades, including Caldecott Honors, Coretta Scott King Honors, NAACP Image Award nominations, and the May Hill Arbuthnot Honor Lecture Award, to name a few. To learn more, please visit and


Praise for N.H. Senzai:
Asian/Pacific American Award (APALA) for Young Adult Literature (SHOOTING KABUL)

This hard-hitting, emotionally nuanced first novel views the experiences of a family of Afghan refugees....Though cultural, religious, and political pressures persist, the satisfying surprise ending offers...hope and redemption.--Publishers Weekly (SHOOTING KABUL)

*Filled with kindness and hope, but also with the harsh realities of the horrors of war, this heartbreaking book is a necessary reminder of what many people live through every day.--Booklist, starred review (ESCAPE FROM ALEPPO)

Praise for Shannon Hitchcock:
*A heartening and important offering for younger readers. --Booklist, starred review (RUBY LEE & ME)

*Hitchcock unflinchingly characterizes the emotional struggles of being young and lesbian....A compelling and honest addition to the few existing stories about gay middle schoolers. --Kirkus Reviews, starred review (ONE TRUE WAY)