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Every Soul a Star (Paperback)

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October 2008 Indie Next List


“This is the story of three kids, all at pivotal moments in their lives, who find themselves together in the middle of nowhere to see a once-in-a-lifetime solar eclipse. And only as they are forced together, and begin to contemplate the vastness of space, do they realize the significant role each of them has to play in the universe. Read this book!”
— Katie Capaldi, McLean & Eakin Booksellers, Petoskey, MI

Description


And as streams of light fan out behind the darkened sun like the wings of a butterfly, I realize that I never saw real beauty until now.

At Moon Shadow, an isolated campground, thousands have gathered to catch a glimpse of a rare and extraordinary total eclipse of the sun. Three lives are about to be changed forever:

Ally:
Ally likes the simple things in life-labyrinths, star-gazing, and comet-hunting. Her home, the moon shadow campground, is a part of who she is. She refuses to imagine it any other way.

Bree:
Popular, gorgeous (everybody says so), a future homecoming queen for sure. Bree wears her beauty like a suit of armor. But what is she trying to hide?

Jack:
Overweight and awkward, jack is used to spending a lot of time alone. But when opportunity knocks, he finds himself in situations he never would have imagined.


Told from three distinct voices and perspectives, Wendy Mass weaves an intricate and compelling story about strangers coming together, unlikely friendships, and finding one's place in the universe.

About the Author


Wendy Mass has written several non-fiction books and short stories for magazines, and has also co-founded a teenage literary magazine, Writes of Passage. She graduated from Tufts University and earned an M.A. in English from California State University, Long Beach, and a Doctorate of Letters from Drew University. She is also the author of Leap Day.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780316002578
ISBN-10: 0316002577
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers
Publication Date: September 2009
Pages: 322
Language: English