by Liam Swift
The Sky at 5 A.M. won the Alliance for Young Artists & Writers Scholastic Arts & Writing Award in 2017 for novel writing. This national recognition was awarded to less than 1% of the annual 330,000 Scholastic submissions. The Sky at 5 A.M. is a realistic fictional novel that explores loss, relationships, family, and finding oneself. Kyle has forever felt like a wanderer, unsure of where “home” actually is. His father left for the Navy when he was six. At age sixteen, he leaves for the raucous Alum Brook boarding school in Arkansas, entering a new world where he feels his life falling into place. But after his dad comes for a surprise visit, Kyle’s life gets flipped upside down.
FICTION | Paperback | 108 Pages | 2016