Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)

Stargirl (Stargirl, #1) A Celebration Of Nonconformity A Tense, Emotional Tale About The Fleeting, Cruel Nature Of Popularity And The Thrill And Inspiration Of First Love Ages 12 Leo Borlock Follows The Unspoken Rule At Mica Area High School Don T Stand Out Under Any Circumstances 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.But The Delicate Scales Of Popularity Suddenly Shift, And Stargirl Is Shunned For Everything That Makes Her Different Somewhere In The Midst Of Stargirl S Arrival And Rise And Fall, Normal Leo Borlock Has Tumbled Into Love With Her.In A Celebration Of Nonconformity, Jerry Spinelli Weaves A Tense, Emotional Tale About The Fleeting, Cruel Nature Of Popularity And The Thrill And Inspiration Of First Love. Okay, I m going to say it Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli is a young adult classic maybe even a children s classic but that s really a cataloguing issue that I am ill equipped to discuss This designation raises the question What makes a book any book a classic For me it means a book that is timeless something you can read years and years after it was written without the book losing its vibrancy A classic also needs to have memorable writing and characters It needs to speak to the reader I Okay, I m going to say it Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli is a young adult classic maybe even a children s classic but that s really a cataloguing issue that I am ill equipped to discuss This designation raises the question What makes a book any book a classic For me it means a book that is timeless something you can read years and years after it was written without the book losing its vibrancy A classic also needs to have memorable writing
I read this in middle school as required reading and absolutely LOVED it, but coming back to it years later, I couldn t help but notice some of its flaws I got very attached to the story despite it being less than 200 pages and I do love the moral that Spinelli is trying to get across, but I was not a big fan of the characters Although, with a book this short, exaggerated characters are pretty much a necessity I recommend this book to everyone, though, especially middle schoolers who feel the I read this in middle school as required reading and absolutely LOVED it
Very sweet I had this book lying around and picked it up to give myself a break from the Holocaust Monster I ve been chipping away at for the past month, and it definitely did the trick The kids seem a little innocentlike elementary schoo
Nothing sfun than being carried awayStargirl is the happiest, bravest, most carefree, most non conformist girl you will ever meet She is everything every school girl wishes she could be but will never dare to be She does the last thing someone who wants to fit in will ever do She smiles at everyone She dances in the rain She wears the strangest outfit and wears no makeup Not anything like that I m exaggerating Lol She sings every celebrant a happy birthday with her uNothing sfun than being carried awayStargirl is the happiest, bravest, most carefree, most non conformist girl you will ever meet She is everything every school girl wishes she could be but will never dare to be She does the last thing someone who wants to fit in will ever do She smiles at everyone She dances in the rain She wears the strangest outfit and wears no makeup Not anything like that I m exaggerating Lol She sings every celebrant a happy birthday with her ukulele With a personality like hers, how do you think will she survive high school or better yet, life Or an even better question is, how will anyone who has known her will survive with or without her Read the book to find out What I like most about this book is the simplicity and sincerity of the story i
Stargirl is an amazing book about individuality and nonconformism A home schooled girl named Stargirl begins attending the public high school for her sopho year Stargirl is different.She learns everybody s birthdays and on the day of, she sings them a happy birthday song accompanying herself on the ukulele in the middle of the lunch room, whether they want her to or not She watches a young boy who lives across the street so that she can create a scrapbook for him without his knowled Stargirl is an amazing book about individuality and nonconformism A home schooled girl named Stargirl begins attending the public high school for her sopho year Stargirl is different.She learns everybody s birthdays and on the day of, she sings them a happy birthday song accompanying herself on the ukulele in the middle of the lunch room, whether they want her to or not She watches a young boy who lives across the street so that she can create a s
For some weird reason I couldn t put this book down You should read it It grabbed my attention and I am a very picky reader Stargirl Stargirl, 1 , Jerry Spinelli Title Stargirl, 1 , Author Jerry Spinelli, Translator , Paperback, 240 pages, Published 2011, by , first published 2000, Original title Stargirl, ISBN13 9789642980055 2016 138
This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here if this book was a person i would kill them i would kill them in front of there mother and make them swallow there own heart it showed a sad message that HAS BENN PLAYED OUT OVER AND OVER again if you were locked in a box and told not to look at sun light for 12 years this book might be refreashing if not then dont bother simply it was so crappy here is the WHOLE STORY i ll save you time well she is differnt meets kids and then marginalized and then surprisingly becomes not differnt here i if this book was a person i would kill them i would kill them in front of there mother and make them swallow there own heart it showed a sad message that HAS BENN PLAYED OUT OVER AND OVER again if you were locked in a box and told not to look at sun light for 12 years this book might be refreashing if not then dont bother
it was refreshing to read about stargirl s genuine kindness and individuality i liked it we want to dance to the music in our own heads, but we don t because of the looks, whispers and stares we d get sta
This is one of those rare reads where you can allow your heart to open up wide and let the story sink deep A series for every teenage girl just reading it makes you a better person, teaching you to laugh, to listen, to enjoy, to love, to careIn spite of the attractive eccentricity of the main character, S

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  • Paperback
  • 186 pages
  • Stargirl (Stargirl, #1)
  • Jerry Spinelli
  • English
  • 10 December 2018
  • 0439488400