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The World From Up Here

The World From Up Here

by Cecilia Galante

Wren Baker has never felt brave a day in her life. She doesn’t even know what she’s afraid of, really. Only that if she raises her voice or leaves her mark or ventures too far from home, she’ll risk falling flat on her face.

But that all changes when Wren’s cousin Silver walks into her life. Silver is totally fearless. Maybe that’s why she’s the most popular girl in the sixth grade. She dares Wren to take risks, to live out loud, to finally spread her wings. So when Silver decides to break all the rules, Wren is forced to make a choice: Is she in or is she out?

There’s only one way Wren will ever learn to fly. It’s time for her to stand at the edge of the unknown . . . and jump.

Full of heartache and hope, The World From Up Here is a tender, moving story about old secrets, new friendships, and what it means to face the things that scare us most.


Ages: 8-12
ISBN: 9780545848459
Price: $16.99
Published by: Scholastic Inc.

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