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Fledgling : Hall Family Chronicle - Jane Langton


Hall Family Chronicle

Paperback Published: 1st March 1981
ISBN: 9780064401210
Number Of Pages: 224
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old

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If there's one thing Georgie Hall has always been, it's determined.

So when her stepcousins Eleanor and Eddy tell her that she can't fly, Georgie doesn't get discouraged -- she just tries harder She feels a peculiar lightness when she leaps from the top of the staircase, and is even more certain of her seemingly impossible ability when she jumps from the porch and soars to the rooftop before landing safely on the ground. And now that a mysterious Canada goose is visiting Georgie's window on a nightly basis, the Hall family begins to wonder just what Georgie is capable of....

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Langston's superbly told story leaves an echo that is at once touching and challenging."--Ala Booklist

The Presentp. 1
Georgiep. 4
Wanting Thingsp. 13
The Bush Housep. 20
Georgie Tries Againp. 30
The Expeditionp. 35
Madeline Prawnp. 40
The Kind Interference of Mr. Preekp. 44
The Georgie Protection Societyp. 53
Miss Prawn Beholds a Miraclep. 60
Dorothea Brings the Wordp. 66
At Lastp. 70
Eddy Keeps His Eyes and Ears Openp. 76
Miss Prawn and the Saintly Childp. 83
Target Practicep. 89
The Cudgel of Friendshipp. 93
A Present from Georgiep. 97
Flyyyyyyyyyyy!p. 105
Tiny Springs and Little Wheelsp. 112
Fledgling No Longerp. 121
Ralph Preek Tracks His Preyp. 126
Eleanor Has a Birthdayp. 129
Miss Prawn Leans In Againp. 136
Mr. Preek Takes Deadly Aimp. 145
The Humiliation of Mr. Preekp. 151
Aunt Alex Takes No Chancesp. 153
A Playmate for Georgiep. 160
Miss Prawn Keeps Her Eyes Peeledp. 169
Too Big for Flyingp. 173
A Fair Exchangep. 179
The Cleverness of Georgiep. 181
Another Chance for Mr. Preekp. 187
Farewellp. 191
The Present Disappearsp. 194
The Present at Lastp. 203
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ISBN: 9780064401210
ISBN-10: 0064401219
Series: Hall Family Chronicle
Audience: Children
For Ages: 9 - 11 years old
For Grades: 4 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 224
Published: 1st March 1981
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 19.4 x 12.7  x 1.2
Weight (kg): 0.15