The Things With Wings by Gregory J. Holch
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Something strange is going on in the town of Angel Falls. Something to do with the Emerald Rainbow butterflies that come to the town every spring. Something that the adults want to keep secret. Newton and Vanessa intend to find out what's going on. Why have all the other kids in their class suddenly disappeared? And who is the mysterious man following them? Newton and Vanessa's adventure is about to take wing...
 

About Gregory J. Holch

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Holch is a children's book editor.
 
Published January 1, 1998 by Scholastic Press. 240 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Tracking the millions of Emerald Rainbow butterflies that migrate each year through the small town of Angel Falls, young Newton and his new friend, Vanessa, find a walled garden containing portentous signs—“More is hidden than visible,” “Everything that grows must change,” etc.—and a certain tree...

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Holch counteracts Newton's somewhat annoying passivity with Vanessa's likable brashness, and keeps the pace going at a clip by adding layers of curiosities (a mysterious man in a black hat;

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Mysterious events during spring break precipitate an existential crisis for an underachieving boy. This book will appeal to those who like their fantasy thick and deep, said PW. Ages 8-12. (May)

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