The Speed of Falling Objects Nancy Richardson Fischer

The Speed of Falling Objects

Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer
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Book Title
The Speed of Falling Objects
Author
Nancy Richardson Fischer
ISBN
9781335928245
From the author of When Elephants Fly comes an exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique. Don't miss this compulsively readable novel about the most unlikely of heroes.Danger "Danny" Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else's needs. She's certain that her mom's bitterness and her TV star father's absence are her fault. If only she were more--more athletic, charismatic, attractive--life would be perfect.When her dad calls with an offer to join him to film the next episode of his popular survivalist show, Danny jumps at the chance to prove she's not the disappointment he left behind. Being on set with the hottest teen movie idol of the moment, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top. But when their small plane crashes in the Amazon, and a terrible secret is revealed, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Nancy Richardson FischerPublisher: Inkyard PressPublished: 10/01/2019ISBN: 9781335928245Pages: 336Weight: 0.90lbsSize: 8.50h x 5.80w x 1.10dReview Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 122Booklist 09/15/2019 pg. 66Publishers Weekly 10/28/2019Voice of Youth Advocates 12/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
From the author of When Elephants Fly comes an exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique. Don't miss this compulsively readable novel about the most unlikely of heroes.Danger "Danny" Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else's needs. She's certain that her mom's bitterness and her TV star father's absence are her fault. If only she were more--more athletic, charismatic, attractive--life would be perfect.When her dad calls with an offer to join him to film the next episode of his popular survivalist show, Danny jumps at the chance to prove she's not the disappointment he left behind. Being on set with the hottest teen movie idol of the moment, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top. But when their small plane crashes in the Amazon, and a terrible secret is revealed, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Published: 10/01/2019
ISBN: 9781335928245
Pages: 336
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.80w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 122
Booklist 09/15/2019 pg. 66
Publishers Weekly 10/28/2019
Voice of Youth Advocates 12/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most
From the author of When Elephants Fly comes an exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique. Don't miss this compulsively readable novel about the most unlikely of heroes.Danger "Danny" Danielle Warren is no stranger to falling. After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Now Danny keeps her head down, studies hard, and works to fulfill everyone else's needs. She's certain that her mom's bitterness and her TV star father's absence are her fault. If only she were more--more athletic, charismatic, attractive--life would be perfect.When her dad calls with an offer to join him to film the next episode of his popular survivalist show, Danny jumps at the chance to prove she's not the disappointment he left behind. Being on set with the hottest teen movie idol of the moment, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top. But when their small plane crashes in the Amazon, and a terrible secret is revealed, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Nancy Richardson Fischer
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Published: 10/01/2019
ISBN: 9781335928245
Pages: 336
Weight: 0.90lbs
Size: 8.50h x 5.80w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Kirkus Reviews 08/01/2019
School Library Journal 09/01/2019 pg. 122
Booklist 09/15/2019 pg. 66
Publishers Weekly 10/28/2019
Voice of Youth Advocates 12/01/2019 - Recommended - Better Than Most