Girls Don't Fly by Kristen Chandler

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Myra is used to keeping her feet firmly on the ground. She's got four younger brothers, overworked parents, and a pregnant older sister, and if Myra wasn't there to take care of everyone, they'd probably fall apart. But when her boyfriend unceremoniously dumps her, Myra feels like she's lost her footing. Suddenly she's doing things she never would've a few months earlier: quitting her job, applying for a scholarship to study birds in the Galapogos, and falling for a guy who's encouraging her to leap from her old life . . . and fly.

Set in the Salt Lake City area, Girls Don't Fly is full of intelligence, humor, and is a refreshing change of pace for teen readers.


 

About Kristen Chandler

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Kristen Chandler (www.krischandlerstories.com) lives in Orem, Utah.
 
Published October 13, 2011 by Viking Children's. 300 pages
Genres: Romance, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction

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Kept grounded by her overworked parents, her very pregnant sister and four rambunctious younger brothers, Myra yearns to stretch her wings, but when presented with an opportunity to travel to the Galapagos Islands, she is not sure she has the courage to fly so far from home.

Sep 15 2011 | Read Full Review of Girls Don't Fly

Deseret News

The author will be at The King’s English Bookshop for a book signing, Thursday, Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. She will also present at the Brigham City Library Book Festival, Tuesday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m. IF YOU GO ...

Oct 08 2011 | Read Full Review of Girls Don't Fly

WAPL Teens

Myra ends up with a bloody eye, and Erik comes over early to break up with Myra.

Feb 16 2012 | Read Full Review of Girls Don't Fly

MO High Library

Myra is stuck in a house full of little brothers, overworked parents and a pregnant older sister.

Feb 06 2012 | Read Full Review of Girls Don't Fly

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