The Stars Beneath Our Feet

Book Verdict

The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by David Barclay Moore

First Release:

October 2017

ISBN: 9781524701253

It’s Christmas Eve in Harlem, but twelve-year-old Lolly Rachpaul and his mom aren’t celebrating. They’re still reeling from his older brother’s death in a gang-related shooting just a few months earlier.

  • ISBN: 9781524701253
    Format: Print Book
    Edition: Library edition with trade jacket added
    Publisher: Knopf
    Page Count: 304
    Trim Size: 8 1/4" x 5 1/2"
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.4, Points: 8
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 3.7, Points: 15
    Lexile: Level: 650L
    Awards & Honors: Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children 's Book Award 2018 --2019 Nominee 2018 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award Winner, Author
    2018 E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor, Middle Reader
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, All Ages
    Capitol Choices 2018, Ten to Fourteen
    YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Selection
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Fiction for Children
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    Publishers Weekly’s; Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade Books Best Books of 2017, Ages 9–12
    The New York TimesNotable Children’s Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
    Brightly Best Children’s Books of 2017, According to Kids
    Genre: Fic
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