This light, amusing children’s novel is a fun read for the entire family. It is about a young bird moving to a new town, discovering that he must put his “best wing forward” in meeting friends and foes alike. Rachel Yu, her mom, and brother discovered Hammie and his friends on one of their many walks along the bay. With the numerous flocks of birds flying overhead, floating in the water, and gathering in the marshlands, it was easy for them to create memorable characters as well as entertaining storylines. Fly High, Hammie Hawk is the result of a humorous and painful collaboration between Rachel and her Mom. They hope the reader will have as much fun reading this children’s novel, as they had imagining it. "