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Lux: The New Girl #1 (Flyy Girls #1) (Paperback)
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Meet the Flyy Girls. The group of girls who seem like they can get away with anything. Veteran author Ashley Woodfolk pens a gorgeous and dynamic series of four Harlem highschoolers, each facing a crossroads of friendship, family, and love.
Lux Lawson is on a spree. Ever since her dad left, she's been kicked out of every school that would take her, and this is her last chance: Harlem's Augusta Savage School of the Arts. If this doesn't work, Lux is off to military school, no questions asked. That means no more acting out, no more fights, and definitely no boyfriends. Focus on her photography, and make nice friends. That's the deal.
Enter the Flyy Girls, three students who have it all together. The type of girls Lux needs to be friends with to stay out of trouble. And after charming her way into the group, Lux feels she's on the right track. But every group has their secrets, including Lux. And when the past starts catching up with her, can she keep her place as a Flyy Girl?
In this searing series opener, Lux takes center stage as she figures out just how hard it can be to start over.
With simply stated text and compelling characters, Flyy Girls is a series that's perfect for readers of any level.
About the Author
Ashley Woodfolk is an author who currently works in children's book publishing. She lives in Brooklyn. Find her on Twitter and Instagram at @AshWrites.
“Woodfolk creates an authentic cast of characters that reluctant readers will engage with from the opening scene.” —Kirkus Reviews
“A speedy read about girls who rule the school.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
“Woodfolk’s latest offers a heart-wrenching story of redemption and renewal.” —Booklist Reviews
“In LUX, the first book in a fresh and relatable new series, Ashley Woodfolk effortlessly explores the complexities of fitting in, starting over and finding yourself, as well as your people. Young readers will most definitely want to join the FLYY Girls crew.” —Kristina Forest author of I Wanna Be Where You Are and Now That I've Found You