|aThe strange & beautiful sorrows of Ava Lavender |cLeslye Walton.
|aStrange and beautiful sorrows of Ava Lavender
|a1st pbk. ed.
|aSomerville, Mass. |bCandlewick Press|c2015.
|a301 p. |bill. |c21 cm.
|aBorn with bird wings, Ava Lavender is well aware that love has long made fools of her family. When pious Nathaniel Sorrows mistakes her bird wings for angel wings, 16-year-old Ava faces the man's growing obsession, which comes to a head with the rain and feathers that fly through the air during a nighttime summer solstice celebration.