INTERMEDIATE FICTION
Bow, Erin

Stand on the Sky

(2) 4-6 Aisulu must become a burkitshi (eagle hunter) and fly an eagle she rescued at the National Eagle Festival to win the prize money that will save her ill brother and her home. Details of nomadic Kazakh life in Western Mongolia are authentically woven throughout. Aisulu's efforts to raise and train eagle Toktar, and the bond that develops between them, recall classic nature dramas. Strong family support offers heart and warmth.

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