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2 edition of Stargirl found in the catalog.

Stargirl

by Jerry Spinelli

  • 342 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by Alfred Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Individuality,
  • High schools,
  • Schools,
  • Eccentrics and eccentricities,
  • Juvenile fiction,
  • Popularity,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    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.

    Edition Notes

    Other titlesStar girl
    StatementJerry Spinelli
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.S75663 St 2002
    The Physical Object
    Pagination186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27057753M
    ISBN 10037582233X
    ISBN 109780375822339
    OCLC/WorldCa50302951

      Stargirl trades in her quirky wardrobe for designer clothes and begins going by Susan, her birth name. Their dates change from doing acts of kindness to going out for a slice of pizza and a Country: Orange, CA.   Newbery-winning Spinelli spins a magical and heartbreaking tale from the stuff of high school. Eleventh-grader Leo Borlock cannot quite believe the new student who calls herself Stargirl. Formerly home-schooled, Stargirl comes to their Arizona high school with a pet rat and a ukulele, wild clothes and amazing habits. She sings “Happy Birthday” to classmates in the lunchroom, props a .

    Stargirl's feel-good story hits familiar coming-of-age beats, but self-assured performances and an earnest mission worn proudly make it a tune worth listening to. 71%71%. Above all else, Stargirl is an absolute celebration of the joy and even the necessity of non-conformity. Stargirl is unapologetically comfortable in rejecting all attempts to impose conformity upon her. In fact, one might even suggest that Stargirl tips the scales from being merely a non-conformist to being an outright iconoclast.

    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. The students . The book begins with the introduction of the character Leo Borlock. He already gives some unique characteristics, including his love for porcupine neckties. He received a porcupine necktie for his fourteenth birthday and doesn't know who sent it. The plot of the book begins when the character of Stargirl is introduced to Mica High.


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Stargirl is an amazing book about individuality and nonconformism. A home-schooled girl named Stargirl begins attending the public high school for her sophomore year. A home-schooled girl named Stargirl book begins attending the public high school for her sophomore year/5.

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strapped across her back, but it wasn’t a book bag. At first I thought it was a miniature guitar. I found out later it was a ukulele. She did not carry a lunch tray. She did carry a large canvas bag with a. Stargirl is a touching and thoughtful book, a celebration of individualism and a condemnation of the kind of society that would stifle it.

I loved the concept and Jerry /5(K). Stargirl Jerry Spinelli Page 2 of To Eileen, my Stargirl And to Loren Eiseley, who taught us that even as we are, we are becoming And to Sonny Liston Page 3 of PORCUPINE NECKTIE When I was little, my uncle Pete had a necktie with a porcupine Sign In.

Page 1 of   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.5/5.

The book chronicles the changes that come to an Arizona high school after the arrival of the eponymous Stargirl, a wholly unique teenager who. Jerry Spinelli is the author of more than a dozen books for young readers, including Maniac Magee, winner of the Newbery Medal, and Stargirl, a New York Times bestseller and an ALA Top Ten Best Book for Young Adults.

Spinelli made his picture book debut with My Daddy and Me, a loving tribute to fathers and sons/5(K). WARNING: Spoilers for Stargirl and Stargirl Now that Stargirl has received mostly positive reviews, fans can expect a Disney+ sequel, but what will it be about.

Directed by Julia Hart, Stargirl's source material is based on Jerry Spinelli's eponymous novel, which was followed up by a sequel entitled Love, Stargirl.

Disney's adaptation of Stargirl concludes with a post-credits. Stargirl is an upcoming American drama web television series, based on the DC Comics superhero Stargirl created by Geoff Johns and Lee Moder, that is set to premiere in early on DC Universe and The CW.

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Love, Stargirl (Stargirl, #2), Jerry Spinelli Love, Stargirl is a young adult novel by Jerry Spinelli. The book is the sequel to the New York Times bestselling book, Stargirl, and centers on "the world's longest letter" in diary form/5. Stargirl () About book: I could feel my heart practically breaking inside me as I was reading this book.

It is one of those YA books that are relevant and replete with life lessons for all to learn, whether you can relate to the characters or not.

Fast-forward a few years. Stargirl, who up till now has been homeschooled, starts school at Mica High as a tenth grader, where Leo is starting his eleventh grade year.

Stargirl's entrance to school is a Big Deal for all the students in this small Arizona town. She immediately starts a stir with her wacky outfits and even more wacky behavior. 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: this celebration of nonconformity, Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli weaves a tense, emotional tale about the perils of popularity and the thrill and.

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“Stargirl?” “Yeah.” And then I saw her. At lunch. She wore an off-white dress so long it covered her shoes. It had ruffles around the neck and cuffs and looked like it could have been her great-grandmother’s wedding gown. Her hair was the color of sand. It fell to her shoulders. Something was strapped across her back, but it wasn’t 4/5(32).

This book was was really exciting to read and really had lots of drama and it had lots of funny parts.I would recommend you read this book because i know you will like this characters had a great personality and others had a horrible one,but it was really interesting while you read it.I put in 4 stars because its a really good rl is a really 5/5.

Stargirl is an upcoming web television series based on the DC Comics character Stargirl. It will make its digital debut on DC Universe onwith a episode first season. The series will make its CW debut on Additionally, every episode of Stargirl will be available to stream on The CW’s free digital platforms, following its broadcast on The CW es: About Stargirl Movie Tie-In Edition.

This beloved celebration of individuality is now an original movie on Disney+. A modern-day classic and New York Times bestseller from Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli. 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.”.

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