By Nancy Yi Fan
The blue jays and cardinals of Stone-Run wooded area have grew to become opposed to one another. in keeping with legend, purely Swordbird, son of the good Spirit, has the facility to overcome evil and fix peace to the land. yet is he genuine or simply a delusion? Can Swordbird arrive in time to avoid wasting the forest...or will or not it's too late?
Twelve-year-old writer Nancy Yi Fan has woven a charming story concerning the birds of Stone-Run woodland and the heroism, braveness, and resourcefulness of their quest for peace.
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Bean felt an idea landing in her brain like an airplane. An escape! She was in jail, but maybe she could escape. She had heard of prisoners digging tunnels under their jail cells. Too bad her room was upstairs. If she dug a tunnel, she’d fall right into the kitchen. Then she looked at the window—that would work! Bean pictured herself climbing out the window on a rope ladder. She pictured Ivy hiding in the bushes below, waiting to help Bean to freedom. A rope ladder. A daring escape. Cool! 50 51 THE UNDERSHIRT OF FREEDOM Bean needed some rope, and she needed something to tie it to.
That meant that Nancy was the grown-up, the one who got to decide everything. And it meant that Bean was the little, boring, poopy baby who didn’t get to decide anything. Bean couldn’t stand it anymore. She got up. ” asked Nancy, looking over her magazine. ” huffed Bean. “I’m not a criminal, you know. ” “If you do, I’ll tell, and you’ll get grounded for a week,” said Nancy calmly. Bean pressed her hands against her cheeks, rolled her eyes back in her head, and opened her mouth as wide as it would go.
Swordbird (Swordbird, Book 1) by Nancy Yi Fan