The Flyaway Girls

The Flyaway Girls Telia makes her movements graceful as well as technically perfect And when she finishes with a full straight body somersault something I have never been able to do her delighted grin makes everybody e

  • Title: The Flyaway Girls
  • Author: Julia Lawrinson
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 225
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • Telia makes her movements graceful as well as technically perfect And when she finishes with a full straight body somersault something I have never been able to do her delighted grin makes everybody else smile Even the judges Even me.Even though I am wishing, than anything, that I could perform like that And knowing, with a horrible sinking feeling, that I nevTelia makes her movements graceful as well as technically perfect And when she finishes with a full straight body somersault something I have never been able to do her delighted grin makes everybody else smile Even the judges Even me.Even though I am wishing, than anything, that I could perform like that And knowing, with a horrible sinking feeling, that I never will.Chelsea is the hardest worker in her gymnastics club and she s determined to make the Nationals team, and then the Olympics.But new girl Telia has natural talent Chelsea gets jealous, which feels awful, because she really likes Telia, who isn t stuck up like some other girls at gym And it s not only envy that s bothering Chelsea she s got family issues to worry about and her school friends are acting weird.It s time for Chelsea to figure out what s really important and just maybe take a leap into the unknown

    One thought on “The Flyaway Girls”

    1. Great exploration of what it means for young people to face some real truths about limits and expectations.Chelsea is an excellent, hard working gymnast. She wants to be better, but can she really make it at the elite level?Gymnastics is a tough sport. I know. I watched my son for 14 years. I was lucky(!) he isn't competitive. But I think girl gymnasts have a tougher time anyway.Although it was probably done for the convenience of the story, I wasn't happy with the way the coaches and trainers d [...]

    2. An excellent middle-grade to young-YA novel about determination, finding your limits, pushing those limits, and figuring out what is important to you in life. It's a delight to read a book centred around an ordinary young person striving for excellence.

    3. this was a really good book. i am 13 and i still enjoyed it even though the characters where aged 11 was as good fun book very appropriate for all ages.

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