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If I had wings I'd fly away

Novel By: Akira Miyoko
Young adult

This story is about a teengage girl who runs away from her parents in search of a better life. When she leaves she learns more about he world and the hardships that people face living their every day lives. She goes through pregnacy, drug addiction, and much much more. Even though she has had a hard life she still dosn't give up on herself, she tries to better her life but with every wrong choice the consiquence is worse. Follow this journey of Gabriella the teenage survivor. View table of contents...


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Submitted:Dec 4, 2006    Reads: 294    Comments: 2    Likes: 0   

Main Characters

  • Gabriella Bachner- Main Character of the story. 16 years old-Senior in Highschool. Raised up in a unstable home with a alchoholic father and a mother who dose indesent things for money
  • Maria Sanchez-Gabriella's best friend in California who stands by her to the end or at least to when Gabriella runs away but even then Maria never gives up on her
  • Joshua-Guy who knocks Gabriella up at the orphanage and takes no responsibility for the child once Gabariella tells him that she is pregnant
  • Ms. Carter-Widowed woman who works at the hospital where Gabriella went to have her child who takes Gabriella into her home and watches after Gabriella's babies and gives her a job at wal-mart
  • Felicia and Treyvon-Gabriella's babies who�are not cared for by their mother but instead�are taken care of of by Ms. Carter
  • Romeo-One of Gabriella's friends who works at wal-mart who is also a drug dealer and gets Gabriella a job at a club as a exotic dancer. Romeo also gets Gabriella pregnant with her second child
  • B.J-Romeo's friend who also goes out with Gabriella behind Romeo's back. Is involved in the confusion when Gabriella is not sure who is the father of her second child
  • Allsion-Gabriella friend at the club but is also Romeo's ex-girlfriend

Minor Characters

Gabriella's Parents

Maria's Parents



Police Officers

Orphange Supervisors

Hospital Staff

Other Drug Dealers

Other Exotic Dancers

Other people who work at Wal-mart

Any other people who might be in the story that I did not mention



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