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Sunday, March 5, 2017

6th MMGM: Flying Lessons & Other Stories (spotlight, giveaway)

Welcome to Day 5 of the 6th Annual March MG Madness, featuring Flying Lessons & Other Stories from Random House!


Flying Lessons & Other Stories
Edited by Ellen Oh
Random House
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.


Praise for Flying Lessons & Other Stories


“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


Win a copy of 
Flying Lessons & Other Stories!
Random House has generously offered one (1) copy for one winner.
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7 comments:

kay Slowey-Sly said...

I have enjoyed reading books from quite a few of the authors mentioned. This book sounds amazing.

Brenda said...

What a wonderful lineup of authors, looking forward to reading Flying Lessons.

Dena BatchofBooks said...

I've heard such good things about this book. It sounds like a great collection of stories!

Danielle H. said...

You've put together a fantastic ombination of authors in this book. Many are my favorites that I admire. I can't wait to read this book!

anne s. said...

Keep hearing about this book! Can't wait to get my hands on a copy!

Lisa Maucione said...

I've heard such great things about this book. It sounds like a great collection of authors!

Jane said...

I'm ready for my flying lessons. This book sounds wonderful.