From School Library Journal
Gr 3-6-Georgie lives in an unconventional household, but even her rather unusual family does not truly understand her intense belief that she can fly. Then a Canadian goose enters her life. His are the guiding wings that allow Georgie to fulfill her dream. However, where there are dreams there are always those who, lacking imagination, will seek to destroy them in the name of common sense. Georgie discovers this to her sorrow, yet learns that in opening the sky to her, her friend has truly given her the world. This gentle, exquisite story by Jane Langton (Harper, 1980) was a Newbery Honor book. It speaks of that tentative step from the innocence of childhood to the acceptance of growth and change. Performed by actress MaryBeth Hurt, the production is evocative and heart-warming. Hurt creates voices for each character and carries listeners along, on feathered wings, into Georgie's world and the greater one that lies beyond.-Teresa Bateman, Brigadoon Elementary School, Federal Way, WA
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Langston's superbly told story leaves an echo that is at once touching and challenging". -- ALA Booklist