Meet the Sky

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5.8 X 8.6 X 1.1 inches | 0.8 pounds

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About the Author

McCall Hoyle writes honest YA novels about friendship, first love, and girls finding the strength to overcome great challenges. She is an award-winning author and an ALA Schneider Family Book Award finalist. She is a sixth-grade language-arts teacher in one of the largest school systems in Georgia. She has a wide circle of influencers in the middle grades, including teachers and librarians. In addition to teaching middle grade readers, she regularly makes presentations at local schools, as well as at the National Council of Teachers of English, the American Library Association, and BookCon.


'A turbulent and emotionally-charged tale of survival, hope, and second chances. Meet the Sky is a beautiful testament to the only thing more powerful than nature--the resilience of the human spirit.'--Darcy Woods, award-winning author of Summer of Supernovas
In every hurricane, there is an eye, and in every McCall Hoyle book, there is a core of deep emotion. With effervescent prose and vivid characters, Meet the Sky is a sweeping tale of unwavering hope in the face of a relentless storm.--Pintip Dunn, New York Times bestselling author of YA fiction, 2016 RWA RITA winner for Best First Book, and 2018 RITA finalist for Best Young Adult Romance
'Against the stunning backdrop of the Outer Banks mid-hurricane, complete with wild horses and even wilder winds, McCall Hoyle turns grief into something beautiful. Meet the Skyis a story about broken families trying to put the pieces of their fractured lives back together. Sophie and Finn prove what it means to forge ahead against all odds, even in the eye of a storm.'--Stephanie Elliot, author of Sad Perfect
'A riveting story about the quest to find safety and survival, and also the things we stay alive for: friendship, family, and love.'--Katie Nelson, YA author of The Duke of Bannerman Prep
'McCall Hoyle does it again! She weaves a tale that leaves us clinging to hope, courage, perseverance, family, and love. Meet the Sky is a beautiful story of standing strong in the path of extremes--in the eye of the hurricane, in the eye of the human condition.'--Mary Rand Hess, bestselling author of Solo
'Meet the Sky is an endearing story about how love can help us weather the storms of life.'--Katie McGarry, acclaimed author of Breathe
'Meet the Sky is a heartfelt, heart-pounding look at weathering all of life's many storms--a story about strength, difficult choices, second chances, and the power of forgiveness. Sophie is highly relatable and deeply honest, and her beloved--yet treacherous--North Carolina barrier islands are beautifully evoked.'--Kelly Loy Gilbert, author of Picture Us in the Light
'Meet the Sky is a beautifully crafted story about grief, love, and the power of tragedy to shift our perspective on life. The character's realistic struggle through a deadly hurricane will have you devouring the pages! A perfect summer read.'--Lorie Langdon, bestselling author of Olivia Twist, Gilt Hollow, and the Doon Series
'Sophie and Finn will take your heart by storm! A suspenseful story about the power of nature and two teens learning to live and love in an uncertain world.'--Amy Fellner Dominy, award-winning author of The Fall of Grace
'McCall Hoyle's Meet the Sky is a story of survival, courage, and love. Compelling and wonderfully written, it will resonate with readers seeking a protagonist who is selfless and resourceful, forced to battle a setting both beautiful and brutal. This book is not to be missed!'--Katy Upperman, author of Kissing Max Holden and The Impossibility of Us
'In Meet the Sky, McCall Hoyle weaves a lyrical tapestry of beauty in the midst of devastation. A moving reminder of the importance of seizing every moment with the people we love.'--Kate Watson, Foreword INDIE Award finalist and author of Seeking Mansfield
'With tension splashed on every page, Hoyle takes her readers--and characters--on an emotional journey that will keep them up all night, turning pages.'--Christina June, author of It Started with Goodbye and Everywhere You Want to Be
'Meet the Sky is a wonderful story that dares to ask the question, 'Is it really better to have loved and lost than to have never loved at all?' Written with honesty, yet also full of sweetness and hope, this is a story that will touch readers' hearts and linger with them long after they have finished the book.'--Stephanie Morrill, author of The Lost Girl of Astor Street
'A whirlwind of a story full of hope and second chances. Hoyle stuns with Meet the Sky and leaves us in raptures with her beautifully crafted tale.'--Alison Gervais, author of In 27 Days
'Meet the Sky was a hurricane I wanted to stay stranded within! I was hooked in the first few pages and swept away until the end.'--Becca Hamby, Tome Student Literacy Society
'Hoyle's beautifully descriptive writing envelops readers, and Sophie's first-person account will ring true with teens who are surrounded by complications and faced with life-changing decisions. VERDICT Recommended where realistic fiction is popular.'--Susan Harris, Ridgeway High School, TN--School Library Journal