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These Unlucky Stars - by Gillian McDunn (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 288

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Social Themes

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: Friendship

Author: Gillian McDunn

Language: English

TCIN: 80132300
UPC: 9781547605385
Item Number (DPCI): 247-46-4000

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"McDunn portrays the intertwined emotional lives of middle-school kids with sensitivity and precision. . . . An insightful story of friendship and change." --Booklist, starred review, on THE QUEEN BEE AND ME

"Meg's first-person narration is emotive and candid. . . . Refreshingly genuine." --Kirkus Reviews on THE QUEEN BEE AND ME

"McDunn deftly sketches Meg's struggles amid seventh grade's unspoken social order. . . . Readers will identify with the pitch-perfect middle school dynamics." --Publishers Weekly on THE QUEEN BEE AND ME

"An engaging, honest book--I love Cat, and you will, too!" --Kimberly Brubaker Bradley, Newbery Honor-winning author of THE WAR THAT SAVED MY LIFE on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"I could almost smell the ocean air as I read Gillian McDunn's Caterpillar Summer. What a beautiful story of family, forgiveness, life on an island, and growing up." --Kate Messner, author of BREAKOUT and THE SEVENTH WISH on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"An engrossing, heartwarming, beautifully written debut about building and rebuilding family ties." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review, on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"McDunn's poignant, gratifying debut about friendship and family encourages both empathy and hope." --Publishers Weekly, starred review, on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"Fans of the books Rules by Cynthia Lord and Mockingbird by Kathryn Erskine will enjoy this well-written book about the struggles of a fractured family." --School Library Connection on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"Readers will find Cat to be an admirable and fully credible heroine . . . and the idyllic island setting makes for a wistful summer escape." --BCCB on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

"A sweet summer story that middle grade readers will appreciate." --School Library Journal on CATERPILLAR SUMMER

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