Friday, December 30, 2016

Display: STARS!

Written by Mary Lyn Ray
Illustrated by Marla Frazee
Beach Lane Books, c2011.
Picture Book.

"Explores the wonder of stars, whether they are in the night sky, on a plant as a promise of fruit to come, or in one's pocket for those days when one does not feel shiny."

Genuine Sweet
by Faith Harkey
Clarion Books/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015.
Fiction,  277 pgs.

12-yr-old Genuine Sweet finds out that she has a gift passed down through the women in her family. She can call a wish down from the stars for everyone but herself. She uses her gift to improve lives in her small Georgia town until the day she can't help but try and make her own troubles go away through a wish.

Fancy Nancy Sees Stars
Written by Jane O'Connor
Illustrated by Robin Preiss-Glasser
HarperCollinsPublishers, 2008.
Easy reader, 32 pgs.

"When a rainstorm prevents Nancy and her best friend, Robert, from getting to the planetarium the night of a class field trip, she has a brilliant idea for making things better."

Rules for Stealing Stars
by Corey Ann Haydu
Katherine Tegen Books, 2015.
Fiction, 323 pgs.

"Four sisters rely on each other--and a bit of mysterious magic--to cope with their mother's illness"

Las Estrellas
Written by Linda Aspen-Baxter
Pictures by Heather Kissock
AV2 by Weigl, 2013.
Libro ilustrado no ficcion

"Las estrellas son amarillas, rojas o azules. Arden por miles de millones de años. Puedes descubrir estos datos interesantes sobre este tópico en Las estrellas ..."

Cómo atrapar una estrella
Written by Oliver Jeffers
 Illustrations by Jorge Luján
Fondo de Cultura Económica, 2005.
Libro ilustrado.

"Cada noche un pequeño mira las estrellas desde su habitación y sueña con tener una para él. Un d̕ía, encuentra la manera de atraparla."

Stars! Stars! Stars!
by Bob Barner
Chronicle Books, 2002.
Informational picture book.

"Simple rhyming text describes stars and the planets of our solar system."

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