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The same stuff as stars

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Harper Trophy , [New York]
Family problems -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Great-grandmothers -- Fiction, Self-reliance -- Fi
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When Angel"s self-absorbed mother leaves her and her younger brother with their poor great-grandmother, the eleven-year-old girl worries not only about her mother and brother, her imprisoned father, the frail old woman, but also about a mysterious man who begins sharing with her the wonder of the stars.

StatementKatherine Paterson.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.P273 Sam 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination270 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3676946M
ISBN 100060557125
LC Control Number2003015546
OCLC/WorldCa52886984

The Same Stuff as Stars, by katherine Paterson is a very enjoyable book. It is about a girl named Angel who is eleven years old. Her father is in prison and she works her hardest to support and help her family in any way she can/5. Is it because we are the same stuff as the stars and are as stable yet unstable as they are.

Paterson has again written a book about forgiveness and acceptance, which to me is the theme of many of her books. I was hooked on this book early on and reminded a little of Bridge to Terabithia (a favorite) as well as The Great Gilly by: 4.

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Book reviews. The Same Stuff as Stars Katherine Paterson Review by Dean Schneider. October Angel Morgan and her little brother Bernie have been dumped on their great-grandmother in rural Vermont.

Their father is in jail, their mother is too irresponsible to care for them, and Grandma's not thrilled to have them. Angel feels alone. In "The Same Stuff as Stars" by Katherine Paterson, Angel’s quest to carve out a new life for herself and Bernie makes for a powerful, moving story that could arise only from the keen sensitivity, penetrating sense of drama, and honed skill of a master storyteller.

The Same Stuff as Stars by Katherine Paterson. With her daddy in jail and her Verna, her mother, unpredictable and unreliable, it’s read more. With her daddy in jail and her Verna, her mother, unpredictable and unreliable, it’s eleven-year-old Angel who’s learned to. The only bright spot in Angel’s existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations.

“We’re made out of the same stuff as the stars,” he tells her. Eventually, Grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift : HMH Books. Book talk for The Same Stuff As Stars by Katherine Paterson. This is for my LIB class. The only bright spot in Angel's existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations.

"We're made out of the same stuff as the stars," he tells ally, Grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift : Check out this great listen on Katherine Paterson, author of Newbery Medal winners Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved, again displays her storytelling talent in this powerful novel.

Eleven-year-old Angel must play the adult when she and her brother are abandoned at their grea. But she feels a tiny spark of hope when she remembers what the stranger said — that she is made of the same stuff as stars.

Angel Morgan's family is falling apart. Her daddy is in jail, and her mother has abandoned Angel and her little brother, Bernie, at their great-grandmother's crumbling Vermont farmhouse. The Same Stuff As Stars () About book: "You gotta know someone cares about you, or you just give up." —The Same Stuff as Stars, P.

21 Katherine Paterson has brought into the twenty-first century her compassionate feel for the stories of fractured families, and I think that we are tremendously lucky for it.

The only bright spot in Angel's existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations.

"We're made out of the same stuff as the stars," he tells her. Eventually, Grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift : Katherine Paterson.

The Same Stuff as Stars is a realistic story of a child, Angel, struggling to keep her family together and find love for her lonely heart. In this struggle, Angel faces some of the most difficult circumstances a child can face. Her father is in jail and has a failing relationship with his grandmother and Angel's by: 4.

THE SAME STUFF AS STARS Katherine Paterson, Author. Clarion $15 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. ARTICLES Buy this book Few authors. The Same Stuff as Stars | Angel Morgan needs help.

Daddy is in jail, and Mama has abandoned her and her little brother, leaving them with their great-grandmother. Grandma is aged and poor, and doesn't make any attempt to care for the children--that's left up to Brand: Houghton Mifflin. Book Summary: The title of this book is Same Stuff as Stars, The and it was written by Katherine Paterson.

This particular edition is in a Paperback format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by HarperColl and has a total of pages in the :   The Same Stuff As Stars audiobook, by Katherine Paterson Katherine Paterson, author of Newbery Medal winners Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved, again displays her storytelling talent in this powerful novel.

Eleven-year-old Angel must play the adult when she and her brother are abandoned at their great-grandmother's house and the old lady proves 3/5. Alone and lonely, she is befriended by a mysterious stranger - who shows her the stars and helps her to hold on to hope - and to the knowledge that she is made of the same stuff as stars.

Honor Book Older Children, Get this from a library. The same stuff as stars. [Katherine Paterson] -- When Angel's self-absorbed mother leaves her and her youngSer brother with their poor great-grandmother, the eleven-year-old girl worries not only about her mother and brother, her imprisoned father.

Get this from a library. The same stuff as stars. [Katherine Paterson] -- When Angel's mother leaves her and her younger brother with their poor great-grandmother, the eleven-year-old girl with the weight of the world on her shoulders meets a mysterious stranger who.

The only bright spot in Angel’s existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations.

“We’re made out of the same stuff as the stars,” he tells her. Eventually, Grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift family.5/5(3). The Same Stuff as Stars by Katherine Patterson is an award wining novel for young people.

It is the co-winner of the Paterson Prize, an Honor Book for The Red Mitten, the Judy Lopez Memorial, and the Jane Addams Awards. It is an interesting and quirky novel about a young girl abandone. There is one bright spot in Angel's world -- a mysterious stranger who teaches Angel all about the stars and planets and constellations.

Carving out a new life proves harder than Angel ever imagined. But she feels a tiny spark of hope when she remembers what the stranger said -- that she is made of the same stuff as stars/5(9).

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The Same Stuff as Stars (Hardcover) By Katherine Paterson. Clarion Books,pp. Publication Date: Septem Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (9/15/) Paperback (4/13/) Prebound (4/1/). Praise for The Same Stuff as Stars "Few authors explore the theme of what defines a family with more compassion and sensitivity than Paterson as she demonstrates once again in this contemporary novel set in rural Vermont.

Eleven-year-old Angel Morgan, despite her youth, is the head of her family.

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The Same Stuff as Stars. Home; The Same Stuff as Stars; All formats/editions. CD; Text; Kit; eAudio × Close. The Same Stuff As Stars; along with a wonderful librarian who knows that the answer to almost everything is in a book somewhere.

Soon Angel begins to see possibilities for a life beyond the small, scary one she's known. High praise to Alyssa Bresnahan, who is perfect for this material. Turning in a memorable performance, she injects a. The only bright spot in Angel's existence is the Star Man, a mysterious stranger who appears on clear nights and teaches her all about the stars and planets and constellations.

"We're made out of the same stuff as the stars," he tells her. Eventually, Grandma warms to the children and the three begin to cobble together a makeshift family/5(K).The Same Stuff as Stars (Paperback) By Katherine Paterson.

HMH Books for Young Readers,pp. Publication Date: Septem Other Editions of This Title.THE SAME STUFF AS STARS. by Katherine Paterson. Age Range: 10 - 13 Central metaphors are best stated by the wise, elderly librarian (the only truly unselfish adult in the book) to whom Angel turns in each crisis.

Miss Liza, the only physically misshapen character in a world of crippled adults, quotes the Bible to remind Angel that God is.