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“It’s the oddest/sweetest mix of Little House on the Prairie and X-Men. I was smiling the whole time (except for the part where I cried).... Prepare to have your hear warmed.” Stephanie Meyer, author of the Twilight saga “The story soars, just like Piper, with enough loop-de-loops to keep kids uncertain about what will come next.” Booklist, Starred Review
Victoria Forrester She is a successful screenwriter who originally wrote The Girl Who Could Fly for film. She liked the story so much that she decided to expand it into her first book. Originally from Ontario, Victoria now lives in Los Angeles with her husband, baby daughter, and ridiculously orange cat, Rufus. This is her only book!
Trajectory tra·jec·to·ry [truh-jek-tuh-ree] –noun, plural-ries. The path described by an object moving in air or space under the influence of such forces as thrust, wind resistance, and gravity, especially the curved path of a projectile World English Dictionary
rig·or·ous [rig-er-uhs] –adjective 1. characterized by rigor; rigidly severe or harsh, as people, rules, or discipline: rigorous laws. 2. severely exact or accurate; precise: rigorous research. 3. (of weather or climate) uncomfortably severe or harsh; extremely inclement.
[ih-moh-buh-lahyz] To prevent, restrict, or reduce normal movement in (the body, a limb, or a joint), as by a splint, cast, or prescribed bed rest.
pan·dem·ic [pan-dem-ik] –adjective 1. (of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area. 2. general; universal: pandemic fear of atomic war.
bat·tal·ion [buh-tal-yuhn] –noun 1. Military. a ground force unit composed of a headquarters and two or more companies or similar units. 2. an army in battle array. 3. Often, battalions. a large number of persons or things; force: battalions of bureaucrats.
lux·u·ri·ous (luhg-zhoor-ee-uhs) –adjective 1. present or occurring in great abundance, rich profusion, etc.; opulent: a luxurious harvest; music of luxurious beauty. 2. excessively ornate; overelaborate: luxurious prose