Stargirl/Love, Stargirl Set

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Product Details

Price
$19.98  $18.38
Publisher
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
480
Dimensions
5.3 X 8.1 X 1.2 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Boxed Set
EAN/UPC
9780553509892

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About the Author

JERRY SPINELLI is the author of many novels for young readers, including Dead Wednesday, The Warden's Daughter; Stargirl; Love, Stargirl; Milkweed; Crash; Wringer; and Maniac Magee, winner of the Newbery Medal; along with Knots in My Yo-Yo String, the autobiography of his childhood. A graduate of Gettysburg College, he lives in Pennsylvania with his wife, poet and author Eileen Spinelli.

Reviews

Praise for Stargirl:

"A magical and heartbreaking tale."--Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Spinelli has produced a poetic allegorical tale about the magnificence and rarity of true nonconformity." -- The New York Times

"Part fairy godmother, part outcast, part dream-come-true, [Stargirl] possesses many of the mythical qualities of Maniac Magee." -- Publishers Weekly, Starred

"Stargirl is luminescent. . . . This book resonates long after the cover is closed." -- The Detroit News and Free Press

"Stargirl tells us the captivating story of a magical, mysterious girl. . . . A wonder tribute to nonconformity." -- Chicago Tribune

Praise for Love, Stargirl:

"Humor, graceful writing, lively characters, and important lessons about life will make this a hit with fans of Stargirl." -- Kirkus Reviews, Starred

"Brilliant. . . . As charming and unique as its sensitive, nonconformist heroine." --School Library Journal

"Anyone who loved Jerry Spinelli's beautiful, poignant young adult novel Stargirl is in for a treat with his latest novel. Anyone who survived or is enduring the teenage years will repeatedly recognize him or herself in these pages--and find the book hard to put down." -- St. Louis Post-Dispatch

"Touching and inspiring." -- VOYA

"The many readers who loved the first book will embrace this sequel." -- Booklist