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.
A Handful of StarsBook Verdict
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
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