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Wings to Fly

Written by Celia Barker Lottridge

For students in grades 3 - 7 | Published August 20, 2013 | ISBN 9781554984732
JUVENILE FICTION / Historical / Canada / Post-Confederation

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About this book

Wings to Fly

Celia Barker Lottridge

Winner of the IODE National Chapter Violet Downey Book Award

This sequel to Ticket to Curlew finds eleven-year-old Josie well settled in her new home, but she's never had a friend her own age. So when a girl named Margaret moves to the area from England, Josie is glad to have someone with whom she can ride to school, explore the mysterious, abandoned silver house and dream about the future.

But what does the future hold for a young girl in 1918? Could Josie fly airplanes like Katherine Stinson, her heroine? Will she be a teacher like Miss Barnett? What would it be like to be Margaret's sad mother, who can't bear to unpack her fine English china in the crude sod house that is her new prairie home?

About the Author

Celia Barker Lottridge

Celia Barker Lottridge is a writer and storyteller who has written several highly acclaimed children's books. Born in Iowa and raised in the United States, Celia now lives in Toronto.