Abel-Helwig – My Wings Aren’t Ready To Fly

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About the Book

Loner, military brat Grace Artemis Halsted is moving again, this time for her senior year at a high school in Northern Virginia: Mean Girl Capitol of the World. Not a problem. She couldn’t care less about the six-pack of perfectly styled messy bun-wearing divas or the prima donna on her elite lacrosse club team. She’s learned the secret to success in chess and lacrosse is to control the center of the board.
Meet the quirky posse of croquet-playing computer nerds, artists, theater geeks, and a gorgeous out-of-her-league crush who help Gracie maneuver rowdy crowded hallways and turf war fields while dodging a manipulative rival, exposing an elusive cyber bully, and avoiding her recurring nightmare come-to-life nemesis – the whistling, serial-killer vampire custodian.

About the Author

Author photo and signatureKris Abel-Helwig is a graphic designer, photographer, and author illustrator of multiple picture books and young adult novels. Fictional characters inhabit her dreams and haunt her nightmares. Their stories emerge while swimming laps, walking pups, and drinking espresso. Substitute teaching inspired her Hero series, including the award-winning I Wish My Words Tasted Better.
She is currently working on a whodunit modern crime fiction. Originally from Illinois, she and husband Mike have moved coast to coast and many states in between with a herd of animals and for visits from their three sons, two daughters-in-law, two grandkids, and friends near and far.
Diagnosed with breast cancer in 2001 and a benign brain tumor in 2022, she advocates early detection, aggressive treatments, and thriving happily ever after.

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Book Details

Publisher ‏ : ‎ Culicidae Press (October 31, 2023)
Language ‏ : ‎ English
Paperback ‏ : ‎ 368 pages
ASIN  :  B0CM51W1TR (Kindle)
ISBN ‏ : ‎ 978-1683150749 (paperback)
ISBN  : 978-1683150763 (hardcover)
Reading age ‏ : ‎ 15 – 18 years
Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 13.4 ounces
Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 5.25 x 0.83 x 8 inches

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