Blackbird Fly

by Erin Entrada Kelly

Apple is bullied for her unusual name and her Filipina ethnicity. She knows playing guitar will make her happier, but her mom thinks music is a waste of time.

ISBN: 9780062238610

JLG Release: June 2015

JLG Member Price

Out of Stock

Advanced Readers

Grades 6-9


12 books / $16.30 a book

  • Book Details




    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    5 1/2" x 8 1/4"

    Dewey Classification


    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.4, Points: 6

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 3.8, Points: 10


    Level: 660L

    Awards & Honors

    SLJ’s Best Books of 2015, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Children’s Books of 2015, Middle-Grade
    2015–2016 Asian/Pacific American Award for Literature Honor, Children’s
    ALA Notable Books for Children 2016, Middle Readers
    CCBC Choices 2016, Fiction for Children
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Middle Grade Fiction
    Best Multicultural Books of 2015
    2016 Long List Poppy’s Pants Jr. Youngsters Prize
    2016 Golden Kite Award Honor, Middle Grade/Young Reader Fiction
    ILA Children’s Choices, 2016 Reading List
    NEA’s Read Across America Educator Recomended Books 2016–2017, Grades 6–8
    Children’s Book Committee Bank Street College of Education Best Children’s Books of 2016, Coming of Age



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