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.
The Stars Beneath Our FeetBook Verdict
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
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