Blue Birds

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By Caroline Starr Rose
Publisher Puffin Books
Blue Birds
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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 doesnt 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, twelveyearold Alis forms an impossible friendship 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.VOYAWith two compelling main characters and an abundance of rich historical detail, Roses latest novel offers much to discuss and much to appreciate.School Library Journal

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24918 words24,918 words
400 pages400 pages
Lexile 700LLexile 700L
Grade 5 to 9Grade 5 to 9
Age 10-14Age 10-14
Published 2016Published 2016

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