Flying Lessons by Kezi Matthews
  

Flying Lessons

Written by Kezi Matthews
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Flying Lessons by Kezi Matthews

In 1937 ? the summer that Amelia Earhart disappears ? 13-year-old LaMarr's flamboyant mother, Charmaine, flies off with a stunt pilot and doesn't return. Sent to live with an aunt and uncle, LaMarr awaits her mother's return while attempting to track down her long-lost father. A crusty old man, a former Teddy Roosevelt Rough Rider, befriends her. The old man's friendship and wisdom help LaMarr finally accept the probability that her mother is gone forever. Kezi Matthews was the recipient of a School Library Journal Best Book of the Year for John Riley's Daughter. ? Matthews ... sees all her characters, even the most deeply flawed, with a compassionate eye. ? Kirkus Reviews

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Format

Hardback
160 pages

Author

Kezi Matthews
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Publisher

Cricket Books, a division of Carus Publishing Co

Publication date

11th October 2002

ISBN

9780812626711


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