Stargirl

by Jerry Spinelli | Children's Books |
ISBN: 037582233x Global Overview for this book
Registered by Biomicah of Patton, Missouri USA on 5/21/2006
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5 journalers for this copy...
Journal Entry 1 by Biomicah from Patton, Missouri USA on Sunday, May 21, 2006
This is an excellent book. A bright and shining romantic story that will tug at your heart strings and make you smile for years after reading it.


Journal Entry 2 by yokaye on Wednesday, May 31, 2006
Rec'd today in the mail, thank you :) Will get to it as soon as I finish my current bookring. I've heard it's excellent, can't wait to find out!


"I sincerely hope yokaye [...] forgiving of my mistake."

Of course. :)

ETA: magickdawn dropped out of this ring, having found another copy to read, so this one is will be set free soon.


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Stargirl bookray



Journal Entry 3 by yokaye on Friday, July 14, 2006
This was a quick, enjoyable summer read. I liked the things Stargirl did to make the world a happier place...reading this made me think that even those of us that do nice things for others could still do more.

Since magickdawn is no longer interested, I've reserved this for the Well-Travelled Wild Release Challenge, maybe its wild release will brighten someone's day like is has mine. Stargirl would like that. ;)

Order for this ray:

yokaye
KarmelK
emmagoldmanzine
SuperSunshine
kamalamalama to release



Journal Entry 4 by yokaye on Friday, July 28, 2006
7/28/06 sent off to KarmelK...enjoy!

Journal Entry 5 by KarmelK from Jerome, Michigan USA on Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Recieved this from Yokaye. Sorry I thought I had journalled it the day it came in.
Thanks so much for introducing me to a book I wouldn't otherwise try. Blessings, KK

Journal Entry 6 by KarmelK from Jerome, Michigan USA on Wednesday, August 02, 2006
Wow, great book. I'm not a teen book reader, but I did this one for a challenge. Gosh, I'm glad I did. I liked Star-girl. I would have never been this open in high school, but I embrace the spirit that made her live for others and I would probably have been her friend. I had a couple friends that were out of the norm, like me. ;-D I've been that way all my life. I think my mother trained it into the girls in my family. "Anticipate others needs. Look around, see what needs to done and do it." "Little words of kindness, little deeds of love, make this world an eden like the heaven above." I heard those things every day and grew up believing them. In some ways it's rewarding, but in the world we live in you burn out quickly trying to make others happy. I'd love to see how Stargirl grew up. I hope Leo does it right this time when she gives him a 2nd chance. You know she's gonna.

Released 12 yrs ago (8/4/2006 UTC) at Well Traveled Wild Release Challenge Member in Media Mail, USPS -- Controlled Releases

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Mailing out to emmagoldmanzine as part of a mini-bookray to be wild released by kamala in hawaii for the Well Travelled Wild Release Challenge.

Journal Entry 8 by emmagoldmanzine from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania USA on Monday, August 14, 2006
Received the book today. I can't wait to read it. My sister says it's a must read, so I'm excited to have this chance to read it. I plan on finishing it by this weekend and sending it to it's next stop. Also, thanks so much to KK for the adorable bookmark, can never have too many of those!!!

A long wait at the doctor's office and a subway ride gave me the chance to read this book. It was a great read. I've read other books by Spinelli and he does a wonderful job of pulling the reader into the world of the narrator. I felt as though Leo was letting us glimpse into his world for a view of Stargirl. That it was not Stargirl telling the story, but her boyfriend (and at times a conflicted one at that), an "outsider" to her way of being in the world, allowed for a greater understanding of what it meant to be Stargirl. A profound analysis on many things, not the list of which the idea of group think and cultural norms.

Thanks for allowing me the read. I enjoyed it immensely.

Off to supersunshine to enjoy (hopefully)

Journal Entry 9 by supersunshine from Lopez Island, Washington USA on Friday, August 25, 2006
Going to read this book SOON! As everyone says it seems to be a very enjoyful read. Then it'll be off to kamalamalamallama?

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