Flying Over Water

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Scholastic Press
Publish Date
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.7 X 8.3 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781338617665

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About the Author

Andrea Davis Pinkney is the New York Times bestselling and award-winning author of nearly 50 books for young readers, among them The Red Pencil and A Poem for Peter, as well as several collaborations with her husband, Brian Pinkney, including Martin Rising: Requiem for a King, Sit-In, and Hand in Hand, which received the Coretta Scott King Book Award. Andrea Davis Pinkney lives in New York City. You can follow her on Twitter at @AndreaDavisPink, on Instagram at @Andreapinkney1, and on Facebook at @andreadavispinkey. Shannon Hitchcock is the author of One True Way which received a starred review from Kirkus Review. 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 shannonhitchcock.com. 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 NHSenzai.com.

Reviews

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)