The Year I Flew Away

The Year I Flew Away

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It’s 1985 and ten-year-old Gabrielle is excited to be moving from Haiti to America. Unfortunately, her parents won’t be able to join her yet and she’ll be living in a place called Brooklyn, New York, with relatives she has never met. She promises her parents that she will behave, but life proves to be difficult in the United States, from learning the language to always feeling like she doesn’t fit in to being bullied. So when a witch offers her a chance to speak English perfectly and be “American,” she makes the deal. But soon she realizes how much she has given up by trying to fit in and, along with her two new friends (one of them a talking rat), takes on the witch in an epic battle to try to reverse the spell.
Publisher: Boston : Versify, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, [2021]
Copyright Date: ©2021
ISBN: 9780358272755
0358272750
Branch Call Number: JUV FIC ARN
Characteristics: 245 pages ; 22 cm

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