Just glorious. One to put a smile on your face and bring a little tear to your eye. Stargirl lives her own sweet way, doing her own sweet thing. She’s as magical and mysterious as the desert sky. No one is sure who she is or where she’s from. She plays a ukulele and sings Happy Birthday to strangers. Her mission is to spread happiness – and she captures Leo’s heart with just one smile. At first, Stargirl shocks the other kids. Then she charms them. But one day, they turn against her. Can she rise above it? A beautiful tale of freedom, first love… and daring to be different, however hard it gets.

  • “Magical and heartbreaking” – Kirkus Reviews
  • A legendary classic about living life on your terms
  • Written by Newbery Medal winner Jerry Spinelli
  • A life-changing read to touch your deepest soul

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    Jerry Spinelli has won many awards in his native US, including the prestigious Newbery Medal for Maniac Magee and an ALA Top Ten Book Award for Stargirl.

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