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|Author||:||Jerry Spinelli, National Geographic Learning|
|Publisher||:||National Geographic School Publishing|
|Number of Pages||:||200|
|Category||:||Young adult, Fiction, Realistic fiction, Romance, Contemporary|
PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Stargirl 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 of Mica High are enchanted At first .
Then they turn on her 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 first love .
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A celebration of nonconformity a tense emotional tale about the fleeting cruel nature of popularity and the thrill and inspiration of first love Ages br br 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 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 br br 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 br br 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
Jeffrey Lionel Maniac Magee might have lived a normal life if a freak accident hadn t made him an orphan After living with his unhappy and uptight aunt and uncle for eight years he decides to run and not just run away but run This is where the myth of Maniac Magee begins as he changes the lives of a racially divided small town with his amazing and legendary feats br br Interest Level Primary Middle School br Reading Grade Level th th br Lexile Level Not Available br Theme Courage
i LOVE STARGIRL i picks up a year after i Stargirl i ends and reveals the new life of the beloved character who moved away so suddenly at the end of i Stargirl i The novel takes the form of the world s longest letter in diary form going from date to date through a little more than a year s time In her writing Stargirl mixes memories of her bittersweet time in Mica Arizona with involvements with new people in her life br br In i Love Stargirl i we hear the voice of Stargirl herself as she reflects on time life Leo and of course love br br br i From the Hardcover edition i
He s a boy called Jew Gypsy Stopthief Runt Happy Fast Filthy son of Abraham br br He s a boy who lives in the streets of Warsaw He s a boy who steals food for himself and the other orphans He s a boy who believes in bread and mothers and angels He s a boy who wants to be a Nazi some day with tall shiny jackboots and a gleaming Eagle hat of his own Until the day that suddenly makes him change his mind And when the trains come to empty the Jews from the ghetto of the damned he s a boy who realizes it s safest of all to be nobody br br Newbery Medalist Jerry Spinelli takes us to one of the most devastating settings imaginable Nazi occupied Warsaw of World War II and tells a tale of heartbreak hope and survival through the bright eyes of a young orphan br br br i From the Hardcover edition i
strong From renowned Newbery winning author Jerry Spinelli comes a powerful story about how not fitting in just might lead to an incredible life This classic book is perfect for fans of Gordon Korman and Carl Hiaasen strong br br Just like other kids Zinkoff rides his bike hopes for snow days and wants to be like his dad when he grows up But Zinkoff also raises his hand with all the wrong answers trips over his own feet and falls down with laughter over a word like Jabip br br Other kids have their own word to describe him but Zinkoff is too busy to hear it He doesn t know he s not like everyone else And one winter night Zinkoff s differences show that any name can someday become hero br br With some of his finest writing to date and great wit and humor Jerry Spinelli creates a story about a boy s individuality surpassing the need to fit in and the genuine importance of failure As readers follow Zinkoff from first through sixth grade it becomes impossible not to identify with and root for him through failures and triumphs The perfect classroom read
Sometimes he wished it would come after him chase him this thing he did not want to be But the thing never moved It merely waited Waited for him to come to it In Palmer LaRue s hometown of Waymer turning ten is the biggest event of a boy s life It marks the day when a boy is ready to take his place as a wringer at the annual Family Fest It s an honor and a tradition br br But for Palmer his tenth birthday is not something to look forward to but something to dread Because although he can t admit this to anyone Palmer does not want to be a wringer But he can t stop himself from getting older any more than he can stop tradition br br Then one day a visitor appears on his windowsill and Palmer knows that this more than anything else is a sign that his time is up Somehow he must learn how to stop being afraid and stand up for what he believes in
Meet Crash Coogan Crash seems to be all brawn and no brains but he will need more than mere muscles to face the upcoming challenges in his life Now available in paperback Award winner Jerry Spinelli has created a hilarious poignant story of a cocky seventh grade super jock br br br i From the Trade Paperback edition i
Nine year old David has recently lost his mother to a freak accident his salesman father is constantly on the road and he is letting his anger out on his grandmother Sarcastic and bossy year old Primrose lives with her childlike fortuneteller mother and a framed picture is the only evidence of the father she never knew Despite their differences David and Primrose forge a tight yet tumultuous friendship eventually helping each other deal with what is missing in their lives This powerful quirky novel about two very complicated damaged children has much to say about friendship loss and recovery
What is stargazer skateboarder chess champ pepperoni pizza eater older brother sister hater best friend first kisser science geek control freak Will Tuppence so afraid of in this great big universe br br Jerry Spinelli knows
Jake and Lily are twins Even though they seem pretty different Jake is the calm one and Lily has a temper Lily is obsessed with trains and Jake collects cool rocks they feel exactly the same almost like two halves of one person When one of them gets hurt the other can feel it They can communicate without words And mysteriously every year on their birthday they sleepwalk to a train station in the middle of the night br br But the year they turn eleven everything changes Their parents announce it s time for separate bedrooms and Jake starts hanging out with a pack of boys on the block Lily is devastated not to mention really really mad And as she struggles to make friends and get a life apart from her twin Jake finds himself dealing with a neighborhood bully and has to decide what kind of person he really is br br Beloved author Jerry Spinelli has written another perfectly on target humorous and brilliant story about the struggles of growing up and discovering who you are br br i This is a story about me Lily i br And me Jake br i We re twins and we re exactly alike i br Not exactly br i Whatever This is a book we wrote about the summer we turned eleven and Jake ditched me i br Please I just started hanging out with some guys in the neighborhood br i Right So anyway this is a book about i br goobers and supergoobers br i bullies br clubhouses br true friends i br things getting built and wrecked and rebuilt br i and about figuring out who we are i br We wrote this together br i sort of i br so you ll get to see both sides of our story br i But you ll probably agree with my side i br You always have to have the last word don t you br i Yes i