An incredibly touching story about a girl who dared to be different. A wonderfully original and memorable read for it makes you realise that tweens and teens work too hard these days to conform and be the same in order not to be different. It’s a real breath of fresh air and the message from it to everyone is that it’s better to be different and have an individuality. It’s a life-changing and thought-provoking read that will touch all who read it whatever their age.
She's as magical as the desert sky. As mysterious as her own name. Nobody knows who she is or where she's from. But everyone loves her for being different. And she captures Leo's heart with just one smile. Stargirl is a classic of our time that celebrates being true to ourselves and the thrill of first love.
A life-changing read that touches souls of all ages.
"An unforgettable, magical fairytale." Newcastle Evening Chronicle
“This is going to be huge and it deserves to be” The Guardian
“The striking and charismatic central character central character is wonderfully non-conformist, unique and non-conformist, unique and not easily summarised. This is an unforgettable book.” The Bookseller
“An original high-school drama that blasts through teenage love of conformity.” The Sunday Times
Publication date: 07/04/2016
Publisher: Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group
|Publication date:||7th April 2016|
|Publisher:||Orchard Books an imprint of Hachette Children's Group|
|Suitable for:||11+ readers, 13+ readers|
|Genres:||Romance / Relationship Stories, Personal Social Health Economic|
Jerry Spinelli is a well known American children’s author specializing in novels written for and about early adolescence and winner of the Prestigious American Book Award, the Newbery Medal. In 1977 he married his 'stargirl' wife Eileen Mesi and is the father of 6 children. Jerry first decided he wanted to become a writer at the age of 16, when his high school football team won a big game. He wrote a poem about this, and the next day the poem was published in the local newspaper. His passion for writing remained although it wasn't until much later that he was ...More About Jerry Spinelli
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