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Taking Flight

by Julia Green

Part of the White Wolves: Issues Series

Taking Flight Synopsis

Taking Flight is a story about love, loss and dealing with death. Luke goes to see his grandpa every day after school. He likes it there, and especially enjoys helping with Grandpa's pigeons. But Grandpa gets sick and muddled and needs more than Luke's help. When he goes into hospital, events take a turn for the worse and suddenly Luke has to grow up very fast...

Taking Flight Press Reviews

A touching story, detailing the changing relationship between a boy and his grandfather, ecompassing loss and bereavement. This ties in nicely with the National Literacy Scheme's Year 4 target theme of stories which raise issues. Publishing News (2nd June 2006)

Book Information

ISBN: 9780713675948
Publication date: 1st June 2006
Author: Julia Green
Publisher: A & C Black Publishers Ltd an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Format: Paperback / softback
Pagination: 64 pages
Categories: Educational: English language: readers & reading schemes, Personal & social issues: family issues (Children's / Teenage), General fiction (Children's / Teenage),

About Julia Green

Julia Green has written several books for teenagers, published by Penguin. She teaches creative writing to adults and children, and also works as a home tutor to children who have been excluded from school. She has two children.

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