Flying lessons & other stories

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Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology—written by the best children’s authors—celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us.   In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children’s publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers.   From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories.Table of Contents & Cast of Narrators:“Foreword,” written and read by Ellen Oh “How to Transform an Everyday Hoop Court Into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium” by Matt de la Peña, read by Dion Graham “The Difficult Path” by Grace Lin, read by Samantha Quan “Sol Painting, Inc.,” written and read by Meg Medina “Secret Samantha” by Tim Federle, read by Julia Whelan “The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn” by Kelly J. Baptist, read by Adam Lazarre-White “Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains,” written and read by Tim Tingle “Main Street” by Jacqueline Woodson, read by Abigail Revasch “Flying Lessons” by Soman Chainani, read by Sunil Malhotra “Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents,” written and read by Kwame Alexander “Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push” by Walter Dean Myers, read by Dominic Hoffman ABOUT WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS, read by Ellen Oh"There's plenty of magic in this collection to go around." -Booklist, Starred"A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers" -Kirkus, Starred"Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable, this collection of short stories is an excellent addition for libraries and classrooms.”-School Library Journal, Starred
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auth_author2 Alexander, Kwame., Baptist, Kelly J., Chainani, Soman., Federle, Tim., Lin, Grace., Medina, Meg., Myers, Walter Dean, 1937-2014., Oh, Ellen,, Tingle, Tim., Woodson, Jacqueline., de la Peña, Matt.
author Ellen Oh
author2-role Alexander, Kwame.Seventy-six dollars and forty-nine cents., Baptist, Kelly J.Beans and rice chronicles., Chainani, Soman.Flying lessons., Federle, Tim.Secret Samantha., Lin, Grace.Difficult path., Medina, Meg.Sol Painting, Inc., Myers, Walter Dean,1937-2014.Sometimes a dream needs a push., Oh, Ellen,editor., Tingle, Tim.Choctaw Bigfoot, midnight in the mountains., Woodson, Jacqueline.Main Street., de la Peña, Matt.How to transform an everyday, ordinary hoop court into a place of higher learning and you at the podium.
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subject_facet Children's stories, American, Short stories
title_display Flying lessons & other stories
title_full Flying Lessons & Other Stories, Flying lessons & other stories / edited by Ellen Oh
title_short Flying lessons & other stories
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