By Katherine Applegate, Illustrated by Jennifer Black Reinhardt
From Newbery Medalist and bestselling author Katherine Applegate, Sometimes You Fly is an inspiring book of encouragement that celebrates accomplishment and puts into perspective the inevitability of failures along the way. It is filled with humor and insight into the effort and sometimes disappointment behind any meaningful success in life.
Sometimes You Fly, an artfully written and beautifully illustrated book is a tribute to the universal struggles and achievements of childhood. Beginning with a first birthday, it highlights the triumphs and milestones, coming full circle to graduation. A magical blend of succinct text and beautiful watercolors, it portrays each moment with tenderness and humor and encourages readers to “remember then, with every try, sometimes you fail . . . sometimes you fly.”