9780670786060

On Little Wings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780670786060

  • ISBN 10:

    0670786063

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 08/15/2013
  • Publisher: Viking Juvenile

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Summary

Jennifer is an only child, and so were her parents—at least that's what she thinks, until she finds an old photo in the back of one of her mother's books. The woman in the photo looks just like Jennifer, down to the smattering of freckles across her nose. And her mother refuses to talk about it.

Compelled to find answers, Jennifer's quest takes her from the wheat fields of Nebraska to the fishing town of Smithport, Maine, home to the one person who can help her solve this family secret—the woman in the photo. But Jennifer learns that it takes the entire village of Smithport to piece together the story of her mother's hidden past. She needs help from Nathan, the genius from across the cove with the reluctant smile; Little, the elderly town matriarch and former movie star; and The Jacks, three weathered fisherman who dabble in pyrotechnics. As Jennifer discovers the lost chapters of her mother's life, she unwittingly begins to write a few of her own.

Elegantly written, On Little Wings is an evocative debut novel about self discovery, first love, and the power of family.

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