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Superstar (Hardcover) Loot Price: R249 Discovery Miles 2 490 You Save: R66 (21%)
Superstar (Hardcover): Mandy Davis
Superstar (Hardcover): Mandy Davis

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Superstar (Hardcover)

Mandy Davis

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To be released on 01 July 2017. We are not yet accepting orders for this product. If you add it to your wishlist we will let you know when it becomes available.

-Lester's first-person narrative is honest and pure.- -- Kirkus (starred review)Perfect for fans of Fish in a Tree and Wonder, this uplifting debut novel from Mandy David follows space-obsessed Lester Musselbaum as he experiences the challenges of his first days of public school: making friends, facing bullies, finding his -thing, - and accidentally learning of his autism-spectrum diagnosis.Lester's first days as a fifth grader at Quarry Elementary School are not even a little bit like he thought they would be--the cafeteria is too loud for Lester's ears, there are too many kids, and then there's the bully.Lester was always home-schooled, and now he's shocked to be stuck in a school where everything just seems wrong. That's until he hears about the science fair, which goes really well for Lester! This is it. The moment where I find out for 100 percent sure that I won.But then things go a bit sideways, and Lester has to find his way back. A touching peek into the life of a sensitive autism-spectrum boy facing the everydayness of elementary school, Superstar testifies that what you can do isn't nearly as important as who you are. -A lovely, heartfelt narrative about the things we've lost, and the things we've found again.- -- Gary D. Schmidt, Newbery Honor winner for The Wednesday Wars -I LOVE LESTER.- --Linda Urban, author of Milo Speck, Accidental Agent and A Crooked Kind of Perfect

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Imprint: HarperCollins Publishers
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2017
Authors: Mandy Davis
Dimensions: 197 x 140 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Hardcover - Sewn / Cloth over boards
ISBN-13: 978-0-06-237777-7
Barcode: 9780062377777
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Books > Children's & Educational > Life skills & personal awareness, general studies > Personal issues > Disability & illness
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Books > Children's & Educational > Life skills & personal awareness, general studies > Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issues
Books > Children's & Educational > Life skills & personal awareness, general studies > Personal awareness: family, relationship & social issues > General
LSN: 0-06-237777-9

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