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A moving and lyrical book written in diary-form over a year, the letters charting Stargirl’s feelings as she comes to terms with moving, with the loss of Leo, and making new friends in an unknown place. The letters reveal fantastic memories of her time with Leo plus plenty of new adventures, but still the same wonderful non-conformist attitude of Stargirl shines through. She’s a character that you can’t fail to adore and even copy. Other titles by Jerry Spinelli include Stargirl, Eggs, Milkweed.
By award-winning author Jerry Spinelli who continues the story of Stargirl from the point after she has left Leo behind in Arizona. In the form of letters to Leo, written over the course of a year, this moving and lyrical book charts Stargirl's feelings as she comes to terms with the loss of Leo and starts to make new friends.
'his writing maintains an intricate balance that enables him to touch upon the most delicate emotions without ever plunging into sentimentality or bathos' Carousel A thought-provoking story about being different. Sunderland Echo
Publication date: 24/01/2008
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
|Publication date:||24th January 2008|
|Publisher:||Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Collections:||100+ Children’s Books to Read as an Adult - Grown-up But Never Outgrown.,|
|Categories:||General fiction (Children's / Teenage),|
Jerry Spinelli is one of the most gifted storytellers in contemporary children's literature. A past winner of the Newbery Medal, his books include the critically-acclaimed Stargirl, The Mighty Crashman, Milkweed and Eggs. Jerry Spinelli lives with his wife, Eileen, who is also a writer, in Willistown, Pennsylvania, in the United States of America.More About Jerry Spinelli