Fly Away Home: The Novelization and Story Behind the Film

by Patricia Hermes
Text by Robert Rodat, Vince McKewin

HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS | September 13, 2012 | Trade Paperback

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When Amy Alden discovers a nest of goose eggs and brings them home to hatch, the newborns "imprint" on her, following her everywhere, claiming her as their mother. As they grow, Amy and her dad, Thomas, realize they must take on the responsibility of teaching them to migrate for the winter. From Canada to North Carolina, father, daughter, and geese all learn to fly together.

The movie Fly Away Home, starring Academy Award®- winning actress Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels, and Dana Delaney, was inspired by the life of Bill Lishman, the Canadian artist who really did teach geese to fly.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 156 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.4 in

Published: September 13, 2012

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1557044899

ISBN - 13: 9781557044891

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Fly Away Home: The Novelization and Story Behind the Film

by Patricia Hermes
Text by Robert Rodat, Vince McKewin

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 156 pages, 7.75 × 5.25 × 0.4 in

Published: September 13, 2012

Publisher: HARPERCOLLINS PUBLISHERS

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 1557044899

ISBN - 13: 9781557044891

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When Amy Alden discovers a nest of goose eggs and brings them home to hatch, the newborns "imprint" on her, following her everywhere, claiming her as their mother. As they grow, Amy and her dad, Thomas, realize they must take on the responsibility of teaching them to migrate for the winter. From Canada to North Carolina, father, daughter, and geese all learn to fly together.

The movie Fly Away Home, starring Academy Award®- winning actress Anna Paquin, Jeff Daniels, and Dana Delaney, was inspired by the life of Bill Lishman, the Canadian artist who really did teach geese to fly.

About the Author

Author Patricia Hermes was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1936. She graduated from St. John's University with degrees in speech and English. She taught English and social studies in middle school before taking time off to raise her five children. When she returned to teaching, she was less satisfied with the job and decided to take a class in writing nonfiction for adults. She wrote essays and nonfiction for adults before she starting writing books for children and young adults. In 1980, her first book, What If They Knew?, was published. Since then she has written over thirty-five books and received numerous awards including the Smithsonian Notable Book Award, the C. S. Lewis Honor Award, the American Library Association Best Book Award, and the award for the New York Public Library Best Book for the Teen Years. She also writes The Cousins Club series and novelizations for screenplays including My Girl and My Girl 2. She currently lives in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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