About the Book
The Sky's Blessing is the Middle School Level Grand Prize winner of the 2017 La Plume Young Writers' Contest (www.laplumecontest.com). "My name is Zara. I am thirteen years old and I live in Dammam, Saudi Arabia with my parents in a small house .... "Zara, he [the falcon] needs to compete!" my father exclaimed suddenly. "But father, I am a girl. I don't think I am allowed to compete. It's not normal for females to compete in men's sports," I sighed. "Zara , ... keep telling yourself that you are not below someone because of your gender.... Do not think that your found this falcon by coincidence."