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The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson
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The Year We Learned to Fly

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The Year We Learned to Fly by Jacqueline Woodson
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Jan 04, 2022 | ISBN 9780399545535

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Praise for The Year We Learned to Fly:

★ “Two Black siblings use their imaginations to escape their immediate surroundings throughout the seasons in this picture book by previous collaborators Woodson and López (The Day You Begin)… Learning to soar “from the people who came before,” the children are told both that their feelings have been experienced by others, and that “nobody can ever cuff/ your brilliant and beautiful mind,” a lesson they pass on in turn.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
 
★ ”A sister and brother live with their younger sister and grandmother. In the spring, the weather is stormy, and the children grow bored. Summer finds them bickering over chores. In the autumn, the rooms of the apartment feel “big and lonely.” Then, in winter, they move, leaving their familiar street and friends behind. From this basic premise comes a narrative rich with literary and visual symbolism, simultaneously simple and profound…With this book, Woodson and Lopez create a path that children may follow as they gain confidence and imagine a way forward no matter what challenges arise.” —Booklist, starred review

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