Apple is bullied for her unusual name and her Filipina ethnicity. She knows playing guitar will make her happier, but her mom thinks music is a waste of time.
Blackbird FlyBook Verdict
ISBN: 9780062238610 Format: Print Book Edition: Hardcover edition Publisher: Greenwillow Page Count: 304 Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4" Dewey Classification: Fic Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 6 Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.8, Points: 10 Lexile: Level: 660L Awards & Honors: SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Middle Grade
Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle-Grade
2015–2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor, Children’s
ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers
CCBC Choices 2016, Fiction for Children
2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Middle Grade Fiction
Best Multicultural Books of 2015
2016 Long List Poppy’s Pants Jr. Youngsters Prize
2016 Golden Kite Award Honor, Middle Grade/Young Reader Fiction
ILA Children’s Choices, 2016 Reading List
NEA’s Read Across America Educator Recomended Books 2016–2017, Grades 6–8
Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Coming of Age
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