The Girl Who Could Fly

The Girl Who Could Fly

Book - 2010
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When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape.
Publisher: New York : Square Fish/Feiwel and Friends, 2010, c2008.
ISBN: 9780312374624
0312374623
9781250072467
9780312602383
0312602383
Characteristics: 329 p. ;,20 cm.

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clairesy2006
Jun 28, 2017

im in love!!!

This is officially one of my favorite books! And I am very picky on what I read

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creative_nature
Aug 10, 2016

This book is now one of my favorite books. I loved every moment of it! From the very beginning, I knew that this book was going to be fabulous, but I was quite unprepared for the many twists and turns this book presented. The adventure in the book was magnificent and actually cried at one part. This beautiful masterpiece will forever be one of my favorites and deserves way more than 5 stars!

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kittykitty_0
Jun 30, 2015

I'd like you to know that the main character can fly

forbesrachel Dec 08, 2014

Piper McCloud knows no bounds. Daring to go against the grain, thinking, and especially flying, are hardly acceptable to her conservative parents, not to mention town. Yet Piper finds freedom in these, and soon comes to realize that she just doesn't belong. Dr. Hellion bares an answer which Piper hardly expected, for it means losing the very thing she loves. The Girl Who Could Fly works hard to present both sides fairly. From a logical point of view these powers do cause trouble for others; an even colder stance would state, if you want to belong, you can't be special because many people are intolerant of difference. Freedom requires conformity in Dr. Hellion's mind, and that means manipulating the powers out of her wards. This is for their own good. At this age, Piper and her classmates, except the genius Conrad, are quite malleable to an adult's words, so it takes them awhile to realize that their abilities are a part of them, and freedom comes from being oneself. Piper may not be what her parents expected, but they did raise her well. With her strong moral compass as guide, she tries to save everyone. Like all children she makes mistakes, stumbles, and even falls. Independence never comes easily. This book holds so many meaningful lessons about appearances, friendship, acceptance... should you only retain one, make it, fly!

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Sunbaby99
Nov 20, 2014

I LOVED this book! it's so adventurous and exciting i would love to read it again and again and again!

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SoccerGirl1000
Sep 06, 2014

I loved this book! There were such great characters and the ending was awesome. It was a really suspenseful story! One of my all time favorite books!

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BARLIAN
Jul 24, 2014

I LOVED this book. Couldn't put it down and finished it in about a day. Great for all ages and recommend everyone to read it.

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teresadao
Jul 09, 2014

An awesome book! Only one thing: At the beginning, the setting is rustic to the point of feeling like a historical fiction. The end is awesome, don't be discouraged by the beginning, which can be a bit boring.

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4jenny34
Jun 22, 2014

I loved this book and I want to read it again sometime

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neocarleen
Feb 16, 2012

When homeschooled farm girl Piper McCloud reveals her ability to fly, she is quickly taken to a secret government facility to be trained with other exceptional children, but she soon realizes that something is very wrong and begins working with brilliant and wealthy Conrad to escape.

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