Stargirl is suddenly shunned for everything that makes her different, and leo, panicked and desperate with love, urges her to become the very thing that can destroy her: normal in this celebration of nonconformity, newbery medalist jerry spinelli weaves a tense, emotional tale about the perils of popularity and the thrill and inspiration of. Rated 5 out of 5 by kathleen from an ispiring book stargirl caraway is a new girl at the high school she is instantly out-casted by her peers because she is a non-conformist because of that fact, this book really changed the way i see everyone and everything. Get this from a library stargirl [jerry spinelli] -- in this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named stargirl changes mica high school forever.
The book love,stargirl by jerry spinelli is a book that i recommend for everyone to enjoy love,stargirl is a book would want to read over and over stargirl is a girl who is different from normal teens. 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. Then stargirl arrives at mica high and everything changes--for leo and for the entire school after 15 years of home schooling, stargirl bursts into tenth grade in an explosion of color and a clatter of ukulele music, enchanting the mica student body. Npr coverage of stargirl by jerry spinelli news, author interviews, critics' picks and more.
Stargirl was well received by critics, who praised stargirl's character and the novel's overall message of nonconformity it was a new york times bestseller , a parents choice gold award winner , an ala top ten best books award winner, and a publishers weekly best book of the year. Stargirl (jerry spinelli) at booksamillioncom stargirl from the day she arrives at quiet mica high in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of stargirl, stargirl she captures leo borlock's heart with just one smile she sparks a school-spirit revolution with just one cheer. Stargirl is a book written by one of the most talented writer it starts with mysterious girl, stargirl(susan) transferring to mica high-school, arizona book stargirl is about a girl and a boy on their high-school life she wears 1950's and plays a ukulele on every birthdays. This book was fantasticit was really exciting to read and really interestingit had lots of drama and it had lots of funny partsi would recommend you read this book because i know you will like this bookmany characters had a great personality and others had a horrible one,but it was really interesting while you read iti put in 4 stars because its a really good bookstargirl is a really. Stargirl is a classic of our time that celebrates being true to ourselves and the thrill of first love it is a life-changing read that touches souls of all ages read more.
Stargirl from the day she arrives at quiet mica high in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of "stargirl, stargirl" she captures leo borlock's heart with just one smile. Movies based on books a list of 548 titles created 7 months ago growholidays (2017) a list of 1884 titles available on you-tube, that show how perfect she is for stargirl see more » frequently asked questions this faq is empty add the first question. With her pet rat, ukulele, and unusual name, stargirl is unlike anyone else in her new high school leo is smitten-but does he have the courage to stand by her when all of their peers ostracize this unique classmate. What other book might you compare love, stargirl to and why this book gives a whole new perspective to the original stargirl book its amazing how you see a different perspective and it answers a few questions one may have after reading the stargirl novel it also had an incredible attention to details.
Parents need to know that stargirl is a sort of supernatural character who is difficult to encapsulate, despite her classmates' repeated attempts to pigeonhole her few parents will have objections to the content, but there is one scene in particular where stargirl's peers verbally attack her on a television show. This was a perfect sequel to stargirl an enigma can only last so long, here she is a real character, which she was in the last book but since it was told from leo's point of view she was a bit clouded, a boy describing his first love. Love, stargirl is the companion to jerry spinelli's bestselling novel stargirl, this time told from the point of view of sixteen-year-old homeschooler stargirl caraway herself from arizona, the caraways move to pennsylvania where stargirl starts afresh – albeit not without missing the great love of her life, leo.
Stargirl 189 likes stargirl is a sci-fi adventure series written by brandon rhiness it involves the adventures of lasha trinity and her canine. Stargirl from the day she arrives at quiet mica high in a burst of color and sound, the hallways hum with the murmur of stargirl, stargirl she captures leo borlock's heart with just one smile. The stargirl wiki is a wiki designed to cover everything there is to know about the book written by jerry spinelli, stargirl this wiki is a fan created site, which means anyone is free to edit in order to improve the content. Stargirl, a young adult novel by prolific and critically acclaimed author jerry spinelli, was published in august 2000 like many of spinelli’s other young adult novels, stargirl deals with.