Middle grade authors Dayna Lorentz, OF A FEATHER, with Alex London

Thursday, April 22nd, 2021, 7pm EST. Online only via Zoom. Registration required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/150586603585

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Author Dayna Lorentz visits Gibson's Bookstore virtually to present Of a Feather! In the vein of Barbara O’Connor’s Wish, a moving, poignant story told in alternating perspectives about a down-on-her-luck girl who rescues a baby owl, and how the two set each other free. Dayna is joined in conversation by her friend and fellow author Alex London (Black Wings Beating).

Great horned owl Rufus is eight months old and still can’t hunt. When his mother is hit by a car, he discovers just how dangerous the forest can be.

Reenie has given up on adults and learned how to care for herself—a good thing, since she’s sent to live with an aunt she’s never met. Yet this aunt has a wonderful secret: she’s a falconer who agrees to help Reenie catch an injured passage hawk in the wild and rehabilitate it.

When Reenie traps bedraggled Rufus, his eyes lock onto her heart, and they form a powerful friendship. But can Rufus learn to trust in the outside world and fly free? And can Reenie open her heart enough to truly soar?

"A perfect tale of outcasts, friendship, falconry, and the families we create.”--Tui T. Sutherland, New York Times bestselling author of the Wings of Fire series

About the authors: Dayna Lorentz is the author of the Dogs of the Drowned City trilogy and the No Safety in Numbers trilogy. She has worked in and around the foster care system, most recently as a law clerk in the Vermont family courts, but she only just started exploring the sport of falconry. Dayna lives in Vermont with her husband and two children.

Alex London is the author of over 25 books for children, teens, and adults with over 2 million copies sold. He’s the author of the forthcoming middle grade sci-fi fantasy series Battle Dragons, from Scholastic Books, as well as Dog Tags, Tides of War, Wild Ones, and Accidental Adventures series, and two titles in the 39 Clues. For young adults, he’s the author of the acclaimed cyberpunk duology Proxy, and the epic fantasy trilogy, The Skybound Saga. A former journalist covering refugee camps and conflict zones, he can now be found somewhere in Philadelphia, where he lives with his husband and daughter or online at www.calexanderlondon.com


Event date: 
Thursday, April 22, 2021 - 7:00pm
Event address: 
45 South Main St
Concord, NH 03301
Of a Feather By Dayna Lorentz Cover Image
ISBN: 9780358283539
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Clarion Books - February 9th, 2021

"A perfect tale of outcasts, friendship, falconry, and the families we create.”--Tui T.

Black Wings Beating (The Skybound Saga #1) By Alex London Cover Image
ISBN: 9781250211484
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Square Fish - September 3rd, 2019

In this first young-adult fantasy novel in a trilogy, Alex London launches a soaring saga about the memories that haunt us, the histories that hunt us, and the bonds of blood between us.

Gold Wings Rising (The Skybound Saga #3) By Alex London Cover Image
ISBN: 9780374306892
Availability: Hard to Find
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR) - September 1st, 2020

In Gold Wings Rising, the final installment of Alex London's Skybound Saga, Kylee and Brysen must fight for their lives and their humanity. Book 1 was a Today Show Book Club Pick!

City of Thieves (Battle Dragons #1) By Alex London Cover Image
ISBN: 9781338716542
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scholastic Press - September 21st, 2021

In a modern mega-city built around dragons, one boy gets caught up in the world of underground dragon battles and a high-stakes gang war that could tear his family apart.

Once, dragons nearly drove themselves to extinction. But in the city of Drakopolis, humans domesticated them centuries ago.

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