Blackbird Fly

Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Apple has always felt a little different from her classmates. She and her mother moved to America from the Philippines when she was little, and her mother still cooks Filipino foods, makes mistakes with her English, and chastises Apple for becoming “too American.” But when Apple’s friends turn on her and everything about her life starts to seem weird and embarrassing, Apple turns to music. If she can just save enough to buy a guitar and learn to play, maybe she can change herself. It might be the music that saves her.


Ages: 7-12
Illustrated by: Betsy Peterschmidt
ISBN: 9780062238610
Price: $16.99
Published by: HarperCollins Children's Books

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