The Girl Who Could Fly
You just can't keep a good girl down . . . unless you use the proper methods.Piper McCloud can fly. Just like that. Easy as pie.Sure, she hasn't mastered reverse propulsion and her turns are kind of sloppy, but she's real good at loop-the-loops.Problem is, the good folk of Lowland County are... show more
You just can't keep a good girl down . . . unless you use the proper methods.Piper McCloud can fly. Just like that. Easy as pie.Sure, she hasn't mastered reverse propulsion and her turns are kind of sloppy, but she's real good at loop-the-loops.Problem is, the good folk of Lowland County are afraid of Piper. And her ma's at her wit's end. So it seems only fitting that she
Publisher: Square Fish
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
I have to admit that the cover was the reason I chose to read this book. I am still on the fence on how I feel about this book. I did like how Piper evolves from a hometown girl to a more mature young lady. She starts off as a sort of big fish in a small pond, a place that she does not fit in. She s...
Sometimes a book doesn’t need to be perfectly written or even perfect to be considered perfect. The plot may be silly, the characters may lack a certain depth, the dialogue may be cheesy... but somehow it elicits such a strong emotional response from you, you’re able to ignore all of that and think,...
Whew, I've no desire to be harsh in a review of a children's book, but it might be difficult here. I'll do my best to be constructive rather than giving in and just ranting.I think I understand what the author was trying to accomplish with the ridiculous over-the-top-ness of everything here. It se...
Aw man, I really wanted to like this.The cover promised a cross between "Little House on the Prairie" and "X-Men," which sounded promising, but I should have paid attention to the fact that it was Stephenie Meyer who wrote that quote. Unfortunately, a lot like Twilight, this book takes something tha...
The narration style of this book took a bit of getting used to, and even at the end of the story I had trouble picturing the children as children, or at least as children as young as they were stated as being. Even so, this is a delightful book, and it explores how people are different from one anot...
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