Night Flying

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Delacorte Press, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 129 pages
17 Reviews
Georgia Hansen can fly. All the women in her family can. They fly at night, when the world sleeps, for no one must discover their secret. Georgia will soon turn 16 and make her first solo flight, taking up her birthright with a special ceremony to mark the occasion. But her anticipation is disrupted with the arrival of her rebellious Aunt Carmen. Banished from the family years before for breaking the strict code of flying enforced by Georgia's grandmother, this unknown aunt reveals the true price of her family's gift, for the Hansen rules of flying are strict and unforgiving.

In this powerful coming-of-age novel, Georgia must weigh the cost of her heritage against her passion for flight.

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It was an interesting concept and it was a page turner. - Goodreads
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Fairly satisfactory book. It was a unique take on flying, but never really explains the how of it (very frustrating). Anyhow, I'd say this falls firmly in a fantasy coming of age story. Read full review

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A magical coming of age story where the all the women in family can fly. I'd recommend this book to those who enjoyed reading The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton. Read full review


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This is Rita Murphy's first book for young adults.

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