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A Handful of Stars by Cynthia Lord

A Handful of Stars

Cynthia Lord, Author

Scholastic Press, Fiction, May 26, 2015

Pages: 192

Suitable for Ages: 8-12, Grades 3-7

Themes: Blueberries, Migrant workers, Hispanic-American children, Prejudice, Blind dog, Friendship, Multicultural… 499 more words


Lucy is 9 today

It is Lucy’s 9th birthday. That means she’s been with me for 5 years. My how time has flown. If you don’t remember it, you can read a little bit about  228 more words


Summer Reads 2015

Sitting in the shade of a tree near a river. Or with a toe dragging absentmindedly through the surface of a pool. Or in the air conditioning of a cafe. 508 more words

POV Blog

RULES by Cynthia Lord

1. Bibliography

Lord, Cynthia. 2006. RULES. New York: Scholastic Inc. ISBN 0439443838

2. Plot Summary

Catherine is a twelve-year-old girl who has a brother with autism named David. 691 more words


A Handful of Stars

Today I am joining the roundup of kidlit books at Teach Mentor Texts. Click on over for more reviews.

I am the guest writer on Laura Shovan’s blog today, 332 more words


What I've Been Reading -- YA Edition

I always feel strange passing judgement on books meant for kids. But my job sometimes demands that I read these books, and I really do enjoy many of them. 938 more words


Review - Rules

I like this book because the topic is so unusual, and I have never read another book which looks this issue directly in the face and addresses it. 189 more words

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