Stargirl

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Product Details
Price
$10.99  $10.22
Publisher
Ember
Publish Date
Pages
186
Dimensions
5.29 X 8.03 X 0.47 inches | 0.37 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780375822339

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

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

"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 wonderful tribute to nonconformity." --Chicago Tribune

"Throughout his career, Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli has shown he's a master of evoking the particular pangs felt in adolescence." --Time Magazine