A Handful of Stars

Book Verdict

A Handful of Stars

by Cynthia Lord

First Release:

September 2015

ISBN: 9780545700276

Lily’s lost dog leads to her friendship with Salma, a young migrant who works in the blueberry barrens near Lily’s home. Lily worries Salma will challenge conventions when she enters a local pageant.

  • ISBN: 9780545700276
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Hardcover edition
    Publisher: Scholastic
    Page Count: 192
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 5
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.3, Points: 9
    Lexile: Level: 690L
    Awards & Honors: Capitol Choices 2016
    Goodreads Choice Awards 2015, Middle Grades & Children’s
    Chicago Public Library Best Books of 2015, Fiction for Older Readers
    CCBC Choices 2016, Fiction for Children
    2015 Cybils Awards Nomination, Middle Grade Fiction
    Triple Crown National Book Award 2016-2017
    2016 Américas Award Commended Title
    William Allen White Children’s Book Awards 2017 -2018 Master List, Grades 3–5
    Genre: Fic
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