• Kicks in the Sky

Kicks in the Sky

Pura Belprè and Coretta Scott King Honor winner C. G. Esperanza presents a stunning, rhythmic picture book about kids discovering that the shoes hanging from telephone wires can give them magical abilities. 

Red kicks, green kicks, yellow kicks, blue!

Colorful, psychedelic sneakers hang from telephones wires all over the city. Up in the sky, they hang for all to marvel and see.

But when a few special pairs get knocked down, the kids have to try them on. Soon they’re racing, dancing, learning to fly! These enchanted sneaks are out of this world—but where did they come from? And who would leave these behind?

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