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Publisher: Clarion Books; Reprint edition (September 23, 2002)
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2013 Laura Ingalls Wilder AwardAngel Morgan wishes support. Daddy is in prison, and Mama has deserted her and her little brother, leaving them with their great-grandmother. Grandma is elderly and negative, and doesn’t make any try to deal with the children—that’s left as much as Angel, although she isn't but twelve. the single vivid spot in Angel’s life is the superstar guy, a mysterious stranger who appears to be like on transparent nights and teaches her all concerning the stars and planets and constellations. “We’re made from an analogous stuff because the stars,” he tells her.Eventually, Grandma warms to the kids and the 3 start to cobble jointly a makeshift kinfolk. Then occasions in Angel’s existence take another downturn, and she or he needs to once more give you the chance to persevere. Katherine Paterson’s willing sensitivity and penetrating experience of drama deliver us a relocating tale of throwaway kids, reminding us of the very good resilience of adolescence and the unquenchable spirit that, even with loss, struggles to new beginnings.