A Galaxy of Sea Stars
A Galaxy of Sea Stars
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A Galaxy of Sea Stars

Written by Jeanne Zulick Ferruolo
Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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In this heartfelt middle-grade novel, Izzy’s quiet beach town life is upended when a new friendship with a Muslim girl teaches her about acceptance, respect, and being true to what is right. Izzy is starting sixth grade, and she wants her dad to act like he did before he was deployed to Afghanistan. She wants her mom to move back to the marina where they live. Most of all, she wants Piper, Zelda, and herself—the Sea Star Posse—to stay best friends. But everything changes when Izzy’s father invites his former interpreter’s family, including twelve- year-old Sitara, to move in. Izzy doesn’t know what to make of Sitara, with her hijab and refusal to eat cafeteria food, and her presence disrupts the Sea Star Posse. But as Izzy and Sitara grow closer, Izzy must make a choice: stay in her comfort zone and risk betraying her new friend, or speak up and lose the Sea Star Posse forever. A Galaxy of Sea Stars is about family, loyalty, and the hard choices we face in the name of friendship.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9780374309091
    Publication Date
    February 4, 2020
    Page Count
    336
    Reading Age
    8 - 12 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2019015954
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    0374309094

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