Fly Back, Agnes
Fly Back, Agnes

Twelve-year-old Agnes Moon hates everything about her life: her name, her parents’ divorce, her best friend’s abandonment, her changing body . . . So while staying with her dad over the summer, she decides to become someone else. But Agnes’s fibs quickly stack up and start to complicate her new friendships, especially with Fin, whose mysterious relative runs a local raptor rehab center that fascinates Agnes. The birds, given time and care, heal and fly back home. Agnes, too, wants to get back to wherever she truly belongs. But first she must come to see the good in her real life, however flawed and messy it is, and be honest with her friends, her family, and herself.

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Book Details


  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Special

Age Level: 

  • 8 - 12

Would you rather live a life full of pain and regret or live the perfect dream life? Of course, everyone would rather live a perfect life. Agnes is no exception. After her parents’ divorce, her best friend’s abandonment, and having to deal with her changing body, Agnes is more than ready to ditch her life and make up a new one. So, that’s exactly what she decides to do. While spending the summer away at her dad’s home, Agnes decides to tell everyone she meets about her life, only it isn’t her life at all.

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