Ten-year-old Nashville doesn’t feel like he belongs with his family, in his town, or even in this world. He was hatched from an egg his father found on the sidewalk and has grown into something not quite boy and not quite bird. Despite the support of his loving parents and his adoring sister, Junebug, Nashville wishes more than anything that he could join his fellow birds up in the sky. After all, what’s the point of being part bird if you can’t even touch the clouds?
2016-2017 Lamplighter Award
Reading Level: 5.4
Published by Penguin Young Readers Group
Copyright October 2, 2014
ISBN# 9780142423059 (PB)