The Importance of Wings
  • Published:
    Jul-2009 (Hardcover)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook
  • Main Genre:
    General Fiction
  • Pages:
    176
  • Age Level:
    11-14
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An Israeli immigrant's journey to become a "real" American.

With their mother caring for relatives in Israel and their father driving a cab all hours of the day, Roxanne and her sister, Gayle, spend a lot of time watching television reruns of Little House on the Prairie, The Brady Bunch, and Wonder Woman -- perfect examples of perfect Americans. Roxanne is desperate to be like them.

When Liat, a fellow Israeli, moves into the "Cursed House" next door, things begin to change and Roxanne realizes that maybe real life isn't like TV -- maybe it's even better. The novel is set on Staten Island, New York, in the early 1980's.
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    •  
    • Sep-2017
    • Charlesbridge
    • Paperback
    • ISBN: 1580893317
    • ISBN13: 9781580893312
    • First Edition
    • Jul-2009
    • Charlesbridge Publishing
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 1580893309
    • ISBN13: 9781580893305
    •  
    • Jul-2009
    • Charlesbridge Publishing, Inc.
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1607345048
    • ISBN13: 9781607345046
    •  
    • May-2010
    • Charlesbridge
    • eBook (Kindle)
    •  
    • Nov-2012
    • Charlesbridge Publishing
    • eBook (Kindle)
    •  
    • Nov-2012
    • Charlesbridge
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 1607342650
    • ISBN13: 9781607342656



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