Forester, Victoria. The girl who could fly.

Author:Larsen, Ashleigh
Position:Young adult review - Brief article - Book review
 
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FORESTER, Victoria. The girl who could fly. Macmillan, Feiwel and Friends. 208p. c2008. 9780-312-37462-4. $16.95. J

Piper McCloud comes from a household that does what they do because doing otherwise would break tradition--they don't handle change well. When her conservative parents realize that Piper has the ability to fly, they forbid her to do it since it's just not their way of living. It's not quite so easy for Piper to give up flying, however. Once her "gift" goes public, news crews from around the world camp out in her family's fields in the Low Country. When a government agency comes to take Piper away, saying that they help all sorts of children with exceptional gifts, Piper does not realize that she will be attending a place that has harsher punishments...

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