Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Gonzalez, Julie.
New York : Delacorte, 2005
ISBN 0385902530
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From a very early age, Ben has believed that someday he would grow wings and fly.  As a matter of fact, he wanted people to call him Icarus and wanted them to believe he would fly.  Ben's attempts to fly both delighted and frightened his family.  When would he challenge gravity too much and end in disaster.  But through it all, Ben totally believes that on one of his jumps, his wings will appear and he will fly.  What do you think?
SUBJECTS:     Jumping -- Fiction.
                        Brothers -- Fiction.
                        Wings -- Fiction.
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