The Chance To Fly

April 13, 2021|
The Chance To Fly by Ali Stroker
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A heartfelt middle-grade novel about a theater-loving girl who uses a wheelchair for mobility and her quest to defy expectations—and gravity—from Tony award–winning actress Ali Stroker and Stacy Davidowitz

Thirteen-year-old Nat Beacon loves a lot of things: her dog Warbucks, her best friend Chloe, and competing on her wheelchair racing team, the Zoomers, to name a few. But there’s one thing she’s absolutely OBSESSED with: MUSICALS! From Hamilton to Les Mis, there’s not a cast album she hasn’t memorized and belted along to. She’s never actually been in a musical though, or even seen an actor who uses a wheelchair for mobility on stage. Would someone like Nat ever get cast?
But when Nat’s family moves from California to New Jersey, Nat stumbles upon auditions for a kids’ production of Wicked, one of her favorite musicals ever! And she gets into the ensemble! The other cast members are super cool and inclusive (well, most of them)— especially Malik, the male lead and cutest boy Nat’s ever seen. But when things go awry a week before opening night, will Nat be able to cast her fears and insecurities aside and “Defy Gravity” in every sense of the song title?
 
Ali Stroker made history as the first person in a wheelchair to appear on Broadway and win a Tony Award.  She made her Broadway debut in the revival of Spring Awakening and then played Ado Annie in the revival of Oklahoma! Ali graduated from NYU Tisch School of the Arts and has starred and recurred in nume...
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Title:The Chance To Fly
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8 X 5.5 X 0.98 in
Published:April 13, 2021
Publisher:Amulet Books
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781419743931

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