Flight of a Starling
Best friends and sisters Lo and Rita have spent their lives flying through the air on the trapeze under the lights in the big top. The nomadic circus community is a close-knit family, but those bonds are threatened as secrets and lies surface and Lo finds forbidden love with a boy from outside the circus. The two sisters find themselves at odds with each other for the first time as they both search for love and test the limits of family loyalty. Lo must face up to a family member’s deception and navigate her newfound love. Will she manage to land on her feet?
|Interest Level||Grade 7 - Grade 12|
|Reading Level||Grade 7|
|Genre||Fiction, Young Adult|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Imprint||Carolrhoda Lab ®|
|Number of Pages||264|
School Library Journal
“[For] fans of Jennifer Niven and Stephanie Garber.”—School Library Journal
“A lingering piece on family, sisterhood, and the cost of secrets.”—Booklist
“[A] gem of a novel, one that is sure to be savored.”—starred, Kirkus Reviews
Author: Lisa Heathfield
Lisa Heathfield is an award-winning author and a former high school English teacher. She lives with her family in Brighton, England.
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Flight of a Starling
Best friends and sisters Lo and Rita have spent their lives flying through the air on the trapeze under the lights in the big top. The nomadic circus community is a close-knit family, but those bonds are threatened as secrets and lies surface and Lo finds forbidden love with a boy from… View available downloads →