The Fledgling by Jane LangtonThe Fledgling by Jane Langton

The Fledgling

byJane Langton

Paperback | January 22, 2002

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Georgie Hall is flying, soaring in the night sky above Waldon Pond. A seasoned Canada goose flies beside her, helping her realize her deepest dreams. Down below, there are people who want to keep her firmly on the ground--like her family and the meddling neighbors. 1981 Newbery Honor Book, 1980 ALA Notable Children's Book, 1980 Children's Editors' Choice.
Jane Langton studied astronomy at Wellesley College and the University of Michigan and did graduate work in art history at the University of Michigan and Radcliffe College. Ms. Langton is the author of a dozen books for young people, including seven other fantasies about the Hall family of Concord, Massachusetts: The Diamond in the Win...
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Title:The FledglingFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:224 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.45 inShipping dimensions:7.62 × 5.12 × 0.45 inPublished:January 22, 2002Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0064401219

ISBN - 13:9780064401210

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Thought provoking I remember reading this when I was too young to understand some of the concepts in the book, but looking back, it was a marvelous - at times emotional - read, with themes of childhood and moving forwards.
Date published: 2018-06-24

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Georgie Hall is flying, soaring in the night sky above Waldon Pond. A seasoned Canada goose flies beside her, helping her realize her deepest dreams. Down below, there are people who want to keep her firmly on the ground--like her family and the meddling neighbors. 1981 Newbery Honor Book, 1980 ALA Notable Children's Book, 1980 Children's Editors' Choice.

Editorial Reviews

“Exciting and highly imaginative.” (The Washington Post)