The Fledgling Summary
Jane Langton

Everything you need to understand or teach The Fledgling by Jane Langton.

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The Fledgling Summary

The Fledgling is a fantasy novel about a Canada goose that teaches Georgie, a little girl, to fly. Her family and several other adults try to prevent Georgie from taking flying lessons. Their idiosyncracies (one plants a garden of plastic roses, one thinks the goose is a giant duck) and their bumbling attempts to stop Georgie make the book alternately funny and sad. The action moves specifically and rapidly, with frequent shifts of...

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