Od chvíle, kdy se na střední škole v ospalém městečku Mica objeví Stargirl, je všechno jinak. Než Leo Borlock zjistí, co se kolem ní děje, uvědomí si, že se zamiloval. Zamilovalo se do ní celé město, ale jeho obdiv nemá dlouhého trvání: Stargirlina všeobjímající láska se brzy obrátí proti ní – a ona zůstává uprostřed davu sama, vyloučená. Leo se ocitá před těžkou volbou: ona, nebo všichni ostatní? Vezmou Stargirl na milost, když se začne chovat „normálně“? A nepřijde tak o to, co na ní bylo nejkrásnější?
Part fairy godmother, part outcast, part dream-come-true, the star of Spinelli's latest novel possesses many of the mythical qualities as the protagonist of his Maniac Magee. As narrator Leo Borlock reflects on his junior year in a New Mexico high school, Stargirl takes center stage. Even before she appears at Mica High, Spinelli hints at her invisible presence; readers, like Leo, will wonder if Stargirl is real or some kind of mirage in the Sonoran Desert. By describing the girl through the eyes of a teen intermittently repulsed by and in love with her, Spinelli cunningly exposes her elusive qualities. Having been homeschooled, Stargirl appears at Mica High dressed as a hippie holdover and toting a ukulele, which she uses to serenade students on their birthdays; she marks holidays with Halloween candy and Valentine cards for all. As her cheerleading antics draw record crowds to the school's losing football team's games, her popularity skyrockets, yet a subtle foreboding infuses the narrative and readers know it's only a matter of time until she falls from grace. For Leo, caught between his peers and his connection to Stargirl, the essential question boils down to one offered to him by a sage adult friend: "Whose affection do you value more, hers or the others'?" As always respectful of his audience, Spinelli poses searching questions about loyalty to one's friends and oneself and leaves readers to form their own answers. Ages 12-up.
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What kind of scam is this why is not on English, please be careful before u buy it
Beautiful. Just Beautiful.
The most beautiful young love story I’ve ever read. It really shows how much you can care for a person. Stargirl is a perfect role model for young girls. It teaches you not to care what people think and to do your own thing. Loved it.
not in English!!
I bought this book, thinking it was in English, but turns out I was wrong. I would like to get my money back, but can’t!!