Fly Away Home
A homeless boy who lives in an airport with his father, moving from terminal to terminal trying not to be noticed, is given hope when a trapped bird finally finds its freedom.
Family Relationships; Single parent; Homelessness; single father; homeless child; homeless family; homeless parent; no home
California Book Awards, 1991, Winner, Ages (Up to 10)
National Association of Parenting Publications Awards (NAPPA), 1991, Winner
Best First Novels for Youth, 1991
Booklist Editors' Choice: Books for Youth, 1991 The Young
Children's Catalog, Eighteenth Edition, 2001
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006
Kirkus Book Review Stars, 1991
Notable Children's Books, 1992 Younger Reader
Notable Children's Trade Books in the Field of the Social Studies, 1991
School Library Journal Best Books, 1992
Teachers' Choices, 1992 Primary Level (Grades K-2)
airport; death; planes; discreet; bird; part-time job; freedom; fear
Bunting, Eve, "Fly Away Home" (1991). Diverse Families. 1766.