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Flying Lessons & Other Stories

Ellen Oh

Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology-written by the best children's authors-celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us. In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children's publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories. Table of Contents & Cast of Narrators: "Foreword," written and read by Ellen Oh "How to Transform an Everyday Hoop Court Into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium" by Matt de la Peña, read by Dion Graham "The Difficult Path" by Grace Lin, read by Samantha Quan "Sol Painting, Inc.," written and read by Meg Medina "Secret Samantha" by Tim Federle, read by Julia Whelan "The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn" by Kelly J. Baptist, read by Adam Lazarre-White "Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains," written and read by Tim Tingle "Main Street" by Jacqueline Woodson, read by Abigail Revasch "Flying Lessons" by Soman Chainani, read by Sunil Malhotra "Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents," written and read by Kwame Alexander "Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push" by Walter Dean Myers, read by Dominic Hoffman ABOUT WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS, read by Ellen Oh "There's plenty of magic in this collection to go around." -Booklist, Starred "A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers" -Kirkus, Starred "Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable, this collection of short stories is an excellent addition for libraries and classrooms."-School Library Journal, Starred

Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology-written by the best children's authors-celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us. In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children's publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories. Table of Contents & Cast of Narrators: "Foreword," written and read by Ellen Oh "How to Transform an Everyday Hoop Court Into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium" by Matt de la Peña, read by Dion Graham "The Difficult Path" by Grace Lin, read by Samantha Quan "Sol Painting, Inc.," written and read by Meg Medina "Secret Samantha" by Tim Federle, read by Julia Whelan "The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn" by Kelly J. Baptist, read by Adam Lazarre-White "Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains," written and read by Tim Tingle "Main Street" by Jacqueline Woodson, read by Abigail Revasch "Flying Lessons" by Soman Chainani, read by Sunil Malhotra "Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents," written and read by Kwame Alexander "Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push" by Walter Dean Myers, read by Dominic Hoffman ABOUT WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS, read by Ellen Oh "There's plenty of magic in this collection to go around." -Booklist, Starred "A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers" -Kirkus, Starred "Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable, this collection of short stories is an excellent addition for libraries and classrooms."-School Library Journal, Starred
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Whether it is basketball dreams, family fiascos, first crushes, or new neighborhoods, this bold anthology-written by the best children's authors-celebrates the uniqueness and universality in all of us. In a partnership with We Need Diverse Books, industry giants Kwame Alexander, Soman Chainani, Matt de la Peña, Tim Federle, Grace Lin, Meg Medina, Walter Dean Myers, Tim Tingle, and Jacqueline Woodson join newcomer Kelly J. Baptist in a story collection that is as humorous as it is heartfelt. This impressive group of authors has earned among them every major award in children's publishing and popularity as New York Times bestsellers. From these distinguished authors come ten distinct and vibrant stories. Table of Contents & Cast of Narrators: "Foreword," written and read by Ellen Oh "How to Transform an Everyday Hoop Court Into a Place of Higher Learning and You at the Podium" by Matt de la Peña, read by Dion Graham "The Difficult Path" by Grace Lin, read by Samantha Quan "Sol Painting, Inc.," written and read by Meg Medina "Secret Samantha" by Tim Federle, read by Julia Whelan "The Beans and Rice Chronicles of Isaiah Dunn" by Kelly J. Baptist, read by Adam Lazarre-White "Choctaw Bigfoot, Midnight in the Mountains," written and read by Tim Tingle "Main Street" by Jacqueline Woodson, read by Abigail Revasch "Flying Lessons" by Soman Chainani, read by Sunil Malhotra "Seventy-Six Dollars and Forty-Nine Cents," written and read by Kwame Alexander "Sometimes a Dream Needs a Push" by Walter Dean Myers, read by Dominic Hoffman ABOUT WE NEED DIVERSE BOOKS, read by Ellen Oh "There's plenty of magic in this collection to go around." -Booklist, Starred "A natural for middle school classrooms and libraries, this strong collection should find eager readers" -Kirkus, Starred "Inclusive, authentic, and eminently readable, this collection of short stories is an excellent addition for libraries and classrooms."-School Library Journal, Starred

Language:

English

Narrators:

Kwame Alexander, Meg Medina, Various

Length:

4h 36m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

00:31


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

00:14


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

02:21


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

04:41


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:44


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:22


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

08:05


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

02:54


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

06:26


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

06:48


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

05:39


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

04:50


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:46


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

07:23


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

07:19


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

04:45


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

03:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

05:14


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

06:09


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

07:47


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

05:50


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:00


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

06:31


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:54


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:13


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

06:13


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:42


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:46


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:06


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:36


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

06:08


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:52


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

06:42


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

07:21


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

04:51


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:13


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

03:28


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

07:45


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:04


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

07:06


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:31


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

06:10


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

04:50


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

06:17


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

05:41


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

06:03


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

06:48


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

04:09


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

05:39


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

05:23


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

03:30


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:03