Girls Don't Fly (Hardcover)
Viking Children's Books, 9780670013319, 300pp.
Publication Date: October 13, 2011
Winter 2012 Kids' Next List
— Vivian Evans, The King's English, Salt Lake City, UT
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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.
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Praise For Girls Don't Fly…
"... the depiction of small-town dynamics, high-school breakups, crappy after-school jobs, and Myra's growing desire to break free from limited expectations is both fresh and relatable."
-Horn Book, October 1, 2011
"The protagonist is a delightfully spunky teen whose witticisms will keep readers laughing, and her deeply felt connection to her family ... will leave them with watery eyes. Fans of Sarah Dessen will want to grab this one."
-School Library Journal, January 2011
"Mixing ecological facts and humor, Chandler does a brilliant job of creating a very real world..."
-IndieBound, Vivian Evans, the King's English, Salt Lake City, UT