What have readers said about Blackbird Fly?

“… a true triumph.”

-Publishers Weekly, Starred Review

“… will resonate with any student who has felt different and ostracized.”

-School Library Journal, Starred Review

“… a remarkable debut …”

-Kirkus, Starred Review

“Apple soars like the eponymous blackbird of her favorite Beatles song.”

-Los Angeles Times Book Review

“A smart, resilient heroine … a must-read.”

-Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

“A great, diverse book … must-read. Five stars!”


“The best book I’ve read in 9 3/4 years of living.”

-Brie, Age 9

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