The trouble with growing up is that you have to figure out exactly who you are...

This coming of age story is told from the perspective of a young man and a young woman in a college with hopes of becoming professional pilots. Both come from different parts of the country and from very different backgrounds. Their friendship is fast and easy, learning more about each other while they learn just as much about themselves. 

The first book in the Taking Flight trilogy introduces a menagerie of different characters that will have you laughing and crying along with their experiences.