Beschreibung bei Amazon Jerry Spinelli is American author of literature and children fiction books famously known for his Stargirl series.
Man, was I wrong. Continue reading Add your rating See all kid reviews. She dances around the cafeteria playing a ukulele, and never misses a chance to sing "Happy Birthday. At first the students are puzzled, then entranced, and Stargirl becomes the most popular girl at school.
And Leo is in love. But just as quickly Stargirl becomes the most despised student, shunned by the others, and Leo, now her boyfriend, is shunned with her.
Though she has opened him up to new ways of experiencing life, when forced to choose between Stargirl and everyone else, Leo does what any teenager would do, and that choice reverberates down the rest of the years of his life.
Continue reading Show less Is it any good? This is a gently mystical, thought-provoking, and enchanting rumination on conformity. A bittersweet paean to eccentricity and nonconformity, it is also a scathing commentary on teenagers, which makes its popularity with them all the more interesting.
Spinelli himself says, in an interview printed in the back of the book, "the character [is] intended to raise dust in the corners of credibility, to challenge our routine ways of seeing ourselves.
Continue reading Show less Talk to your kids about Families can talk about why Leo is drawn to Stargirl and why he feels he has to choose between her and his friends. If Stargirl showed up at your school, how do you think you and your friends would treat her?
Do you see Stargirl as a role model?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?/5. Nov 24, · Stargirl has moved and left everything behind: Arizona, Mica High, enchanted desert places, and Leo. He's all she can think about, and her life begins to feel like a . Stargirl Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.
This study guide contains the following sections: Quotes. This detailed literature summary also contains Topics for Discussion and a Free Quiz on Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. It was the first day of school at Mica High School .
The book I read was Stargirl written by Jerry Spinelli.
The main character of this book is Susan Caraway, but everyone knows her as Stargirl. Stargirl is about 16 years old. She is in 10th grade. Her hair is the color of sand and falls to her shoulders. A “sprinkle” of freckles crosses her nose.
Jan 26, · Spinelli himself says, in an interview printed in the back of the book, "the character [is] intended to raise dust in the corners of credibility, to challenge our routine ways of seeing ourselves." It does that -- it's hard to imagine young teens reading this and not having to think hard about their friends, actions, and the outcasts in their 5/5.
Jan 26, · Like much of Spinelli's best work, it straddles the line between reality and fantasy, dwelling in the land of legend and allegory. Spinelli himself says, in an interview printed in the back of the book, "the character [is] intended to raise dust in the corners of credibility, to challenge our routine ways of seeing ourselves."5/5.