A little bird, a big sky, and the first time out of the nest! A fledgling robin’s first flight is a gentle reminder about what we can accomplish if we just keep trying. Author Ann Ingalls sums it up this way, “All young creatures take risks, which is one of the reasons I think this story holds appeal for children—they take risks every day.” Rebecca Evans’ delightful illustrations capture the little bird’s struggles that ultimately lead to a joyful success. “Explore More” sections include additional information for kids, while teachers and parents will appreciate tips for fostering a growth mindset and read-aloud suggestions. STEM activities are also included.