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A handful of stars / Cynthia Lord.

Lord, Cynthia, (author.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 9 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 9 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Jay Co PL - Bookmobile JF LORD (Text) 76383000450389 Young Hoosiers, JF Checked out 03/12/2018
Jay Co PL - Bookmobile JF LORD (Text) 76383000450390 Young Hoosiers, JF Available -
Jay Co PL - Bookmobile JF LORD (Text) 76383000450391 Young Hoosiers, JF Available -
Jay Co PL - Bookmobile JF LORD (Text) 76383000450392 Young Hoosiers, JF Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland JF LORD (Text) 76383000450260 Young Hoosiers, JF Available -
Perry Co PL - Tell City Main Library J F LOR (Text) 70621000442921 Juvenile - Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J FIC Lord (Text) 31208912528314 children new book Checked out 03/09/2018
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield J FIC Lord (Text) 31208912528322 children new book Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton J Fic Lord 3-5 (Text) 30890000650257 3rd -5th grade section, Youth room, Lower level Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780545700283
  • ISBN: 0545700280
  • Physical Description: 184 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, [2017]

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.: When her blind dog slips his collar, twelve-year old Lily meets Salma Santiago, a young Hispanic girl whose migrant family are in Maine for the blueberry-picking season, and, based partly on their mutual love of dogs, the two forge a friendship while painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather--but as the Blueberry Queen pageant approaches Lily and Salma are confronted with some of the hard truths of prejudice and migrant life.
Awards Note: Young Hoosier Book Intermediate Grades 4-6 Award nominee, 2017-2018.
Subject: Children of migrant laborers > Fiction.
Hispanic American children > Fiction.
Blind dogs > Fiction.
Dogs > Fiction.
Grandparents > Fiction.
Friendship > Fiction.
Blueberry industry > Fiction.
Maine > Fiction.

Cynthia Lord is the award-winning author of Rules, a Newbery Honor Book and a Schneider Family Book Award winner, as well as the critically acclaimed Half a Chance and A Handful of Stars. She made her picture-book debut with Hot Rod Hamster, which won several awards, including the Parents' Choice Award, and is the author of the Shelter Pet Squad chapter book series. She lives in Maine with her family. Visit her at

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