Ten years ago, a train collided with a school bus, killing the second grade class of Spring Farm, Illinois. The only student not on the bus was Emily Book, who was sent away shortly after the accident happened. Now she’s back for her senior year of high school--the only senior at Spring Farm High. Not only is Emily trying to negotiate her way back into a community that doesn’t know how to receive her, she is also carrying the burden of the accident ten years before. Managing high school is difficult enough, but when a friend is in danger, Emily reveals her superpowers to the community by literally taking flight, and now becomes a hero for them, and a way to heal from the past. But can Emily’s powers really save them? Or will her dark secret destroy the town forever? The Sparrow is a beautiful tale of community and healing the traumas of years past, sure to captivate audiences of all ages.
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