Elizabeth Stow Ellison Flight

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Flight

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9780823421282: Flight

Twelve-year-old Samantha struggles with how to best help her artistic and athletic older brother and her parents--who will not have Evan tested for a learning disability.

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"I looked at Evan, whose eyes were fixed ont he starry night sky, when all of a sudden, three giant owls glided overhead. They were silent and grand, and they took my breath away. . . . Somehow the owls made all the bad things that had happened that night disappear."

Twelve-year-old Samantha and older brother Evan have sneaked off to the woods following another ugly scene at home. Things are getting worse. Ethan is acting out all the time, in trouble at home and at school. That night the two share more than the glorious flight of the owls. Ethan finally reveals his deepest secret - the truth behind al his problems: He cannot read. Samantha is shocked. How has he managed to hide it for so long? Why do her parents keep pretending everything is fine?

When Ethan, a gifited artist, creates a remarkable picture of the owls, Samantha takes a stand by helping him enter Flight in a local art contest. This leads to an explosive confrontation, one in which a stunning secret is revealed, loyalties are tested, and the family's fragile happiness is threatened.

About the Author:

Elizabeth Stow Ellison teaches junior high school English. She lives in Brea, California. This is her first novel.

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