This Is How We Fly by Anna Meriano

*”Truly captivating.” -“Truly captivating.” – Kirkus Reviews(starred overview)

A loose model of Cinderella that follows a excessive-faculty graduate who — after being suspended for the whole summer, joins an impromptu Quidditch group and unearths her ft which is perfect for lovers of Dumplin”, Fangirl, and every person who’s examine and cherished Harry Potter.

Ellen Lopez-Rourke, a 17-year-old vegan activist, has a hot Houston summer time to head before she goes off to college. She is making plans to revel in each minute along with her great buddies earlier than they head to the other cease of Texas to wait college. However, when Ellen is stored in a shack for the entire season due to her (now and again) unkind stepmother, all plans are thrown out of the manner.

In a bid to make some thing of her spare time, Ellen (with the help of her BFF Melissa) is able to persuade her parents permit her to be a part of the local team. All-gender, full-contact recreation, Quidditch isn’t always quite what Ellen is looking ahead to. 

There’s nothing flying approximately, no illusions, however a handful of scathing players who are maintaining PVC pipes between their legs, throwing dodgeballs. In a flash, Ellen unearths herself in the absolutely exceptional world of sports activities. Her life is packed with education, practices along with walking in a gaggle such as Harry Potter fanatics.

While Melissa is able to move on to discover new relationships, and their BFF Xiumiao is more focused on shifting directly to her excessive university (and now not a long way from Ellen), Ellen is always locating her place inside her crew. Perhaps Quidditch is the vicinity she is at.

However, her life at domestic and the problems together with her friends spinning out of manage, Ellen has to combat for the future she dreams of, and but she’s now playing for her existence.

With humor and coronary heart Anna Meriano’s debut novel for YA is ideal for fans of Dumplin’ and Hot Dog Girl.

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Praise for This is How We Fly:

*“Readers will discover a lot to recognize about Ellen’s new and relatable quest to outline herself in keeping with her own definitions.” -” Publishers Weekly (starred assessment)

“A well timed coming-of-age tale with a unique Quidditch twist.” — School Library Journal

“Anna Meriano’s This is How We Fly is a lovely deal with of a book as a way to make you need to seize your broom and move! A story of a younger female at a crossroads summer season, this story tackles the developing pains of overdue early life – family struggles, converting friendships, new crushes – with so much grace and heart. See you on the pitch!” ” – Jennifer Mathieu, author of The Liars of Mariposa Island and Moxie

” This is How We Fly breathes new existence into a recreation and retelling we think we understand and lets them bake underneath the Texas sun. Anna Meriano has written one of the maximum real youngster voice I’ve examine in years.” -” Nina Moreno, author of Don’t Be a Date Rosa Santos

” This is How We Fly is, at its heart, about fierce friendships, flirty beaters, and firsts. Anna Meriano takes the magical fairytale of Cinderella and gives it a bookish twist. Ellen is an existential crisis on a brush and I love her.” – Ashley Poston, National Bestselling Author of Geekerella

“Meriano adeptly weaves questions of identity, friendship and own family into this pleasant summer time tale about the exciting global of membership Quidditch. At times both hilarious and heartbreaking, this tremendous story is positive to depart you flying excessive.” -Jennifer Dugan, creator of Hot Dog Girl and Verona Comics. Jennifer Dugan, author of Hot Dog Girl and Verona Comics

Certainly! Here are the main chapters outlining “How We Fly”:

Chapter 1: Introduction to Aviation

  • Overview of the history of flight
  • Key pioneers and their contributions
  • Evolution of aircraft technology

Chapter 2: Principles of Flight

  • Basics of aerodynamics
  • Forces acting on an aircraft (lift, weight, thrust, and drag)
  • How wings generate lift

Chapter 3: Aircraft Components and Systems

  • Aircraft structure and materials
  • Overview of different types of aircraft (fixed-wing, rotorcraft, etc.)
  • Engine types and propulsion systems

Chapter 4: Flight Instruments and Controls

  • Cockpit layout and instrument panels
  • Primary flight instruments and their functions
  • Flight controls and their operations

Chapter 5: Flight Planning and Navigation

  • Basics of flight planning
  • Navigation aids and systems (GPS, VOR, etc.)
  • Understanding flight charts and maps

Chapter 6: Pre-flight Procedures

  • Aircraft inspections and checks
  • Importance of pre-flight planning
  • Safety protocols and checks

Chapter 7: Takeoff and Climb

  • Procedures during takeoff
  • Factors affecting climb performance
  • Safety considerations during ascent

Chapter 8: Cruising Altitude

  • Maintaining level flight
  • Long-distance flight considerations
  • Fuel management and efficiency

Chapter 9: Descent and Landing

  • Planning the descent
  • Landing approach and considerations
  • Touchdown and post-landing procedures

Chapter 10: Flight Emergencies and Safety

  • Identifying and responding to in-flight emergencies
  • Importance of emergency procedures and drills
  • Passenger safety and evacuation protocols

Chapter 11: Future of Aviation

  • Technological advancements in aviation
  • Sustainable aviation initiatives
  • Emerging trends and possibilities in air travel

Each chapter delves into the specifics of various aspects related to flying, providing readers with a comprehensive understanding of the processes, technologies, and principles involved in aviation.

Book detail
  • ASIN : B0852PSW3K
  • Publisher : Viking Books for Young Readers (December 15, 2020)
  • Publication date : December 15, 2020
  • Language : English
  • File length :3605 KB
  • Text-to-Speech : Enabled
  • Screen Reader : Supported
  • Typesetting enhancement: Enabled
  • X-Ray : Not Enabled
  • Word Wise : Not Enabled
  • Print duration : 472 pages
  • Page numbers Source ISBN :0593116895
  • Lending : Not Enabled

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