Author of the critically acclaimed May B. returns with a stirring novel in verse.Alis and her parents make the long journey from England to settle the New World. But it doesn't go as planned and Alis, her parents, and the others of their small community soon find themselves at odds with the Roanoke tribe. As tensions rise between the settlers and the Native peoples, twelve-year-old Alis forms an i...
Age Range: 10 and up
Grade Level: 5 - 6
Lexile Measure: 0700
Paperback: 400 pages
Publisher: Puffin Books; Reprint edition (January 5, 2016)
Product Dimensions: 5.1 x 1 x 7.8 inches
Amazon Rank: 414253
Format: PDF ePub Text djvu ebook
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This is the reason I love well-written historical fiction: It draws me into a place and time that I am barely familiar with, brushes me with information and imagery, and leaves me wanting to know more.Enter Blue Birds by Caroline Starr Rose. Written ...
riendship with a Roanoke named Kimi. Despite language barriers, the two become as close as sisters, risking their lives for one another until Alis makes a decision that will change her life forever.“An excellent historical offering and belongs on public and school library shelves.”—VOYA“With two compelling main characters and an abundance of rich historical detail, Rose’s latest novel offers much to discuss and much to appreciate.”—School Library Journal