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Dec 15, 2020 | ISBN 9780593288481 | 728 Minutes

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*“Meriano’s novel is a layered, skillful work that thoughtfully explores the complicated dynamics of a family in conflict due to divergent views of the world. . . .This clever, subtle reimagining of a beloved fairy tale is both subversive and empowering. Truly enchanting.”–Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Through a conversational first-person voice that firmly grounds the reader in the main character’s inner tumult, Meriano portrays Ellen’s heightened awareness and dedication to social equity and inclusion alongside the timeless sense of unease that comes with new beginnings and major change. Readers will find much to appreciate about Ellen’s fresh, relatable journey to define herself on her own terms.”Publishers Weekly (starred review)

“A timely coming-of-age story with a unique Quidditch twist.”School Library Journal

“Anna Meriano’s This is How We Fly is a delightful treat of a book that will make you want to grab your broom and go! A story of a young woman at a crossroads summer, this tale tackles the growing pains of late adolescence – family struggles, changing friendships, new crushes – with so much grace and heart. See you on the pitch!” – Jennifer Mathieu, author of The Liars of Mariposa Island and Moxie

This is How We Fly breathes new life into a sport and retelling we think we know and lets them bake beneath the Texas sun. Anna Meriano has written one of the most authentic teen voice I’ve read in years.”–Nina Moreno, author of Don’t Date Rosa Santos

This is How We Fly is, at its heart, about fierce friendships, flirty beaters, and firsts. Anna Meriano takes the magical fairytale of Cinderella and gives it a bookish twist. Ellen is an existential crisis on a broom and I love her.” – Ashley Poston, National Bestselling Author of Geekerella

“Meriano adeptly weaves questions of identity, friendship and family into this delightful summer tale about the thrilling world of club Quidditch. At times both hilarious and heartbreaking, this incredible story is sure to leave you flying high.”–Jennifer Dugan, author of Hot Dog Girl and Verona Comics

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