Book - 2009/04/27
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A chick hatched by hens turns out to be an eaglet who must get help from a boy in learning how to fly.
Publisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2009/04/27
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9781596433632
Branch Call Number: JP FICTION YOUNG
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 32 cm


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Aug 15, 2017

Rising above our circumstance to reach our full potential despite what we see around us as the 'norm', this is Hook's predicament. An eaglet raised by a hen, they keep telling him he is not meant for earth because he can fly. But how is Hook to learn to fly when he keeps falling while trying?

A stunning book visually and inspirationally, asking us to look at where we might soar in our lives, where our children may have wings with which to fly.

Truly a masterpiece.

JCLAmyF May 14, 2013

I'm so glad I picked this book up. I never had previously because of the cover... it's kind of boring and weird. The artwork inside is NOTHING like that cover. It's breathtakingly engaging.

The book is about a young eagle chick who is raised by chickens and a young boy. Very simple language, GORGEOUS pictures, beautiful and inspiring message.

Kirbs Nov 16, 2010

This book astonishes. Breathtakingly beautiful.


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