Rules for Stealing Stars

By HAYDU, Corey Ann

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ISBN
9780062352712
Publisher
HarperCollins Katherine Tegen Bks.


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on July 1, 2015  |  Middle Grade

Gr 4–7—Silly's family is in distress. Moving to their New Hampshire summer house, which was supposed to help, has only exacerbated her mother's drinking problem. Silly's father finds refuge in his academic study of fairy tales, leaving 11-year-old Silly and her three sisters to fend for themselves. Silly resents the fact that her siblings view her as the baby, and exclude her from the secrets they hide behind their bedroom doors. But the day their mother finally turns her wrath on Silly, the bedroom door cracks open and Astrid pulls Silly into the room to share their ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on September 1, 2015

When eleven-year-old Priscilla’s family moves into Mom’s childhood home, the secrecy between her oldest sisters Astrid and Eleanor, and later including next-oldest sister Marla, becomes infuriating: Why is the youngest always left out? Priscilla eventually learns that the house’s closets perform varying types of magic: one transports the sisters into worlds Astrid has created in dioramas; another reveals family memories. The escape afforded by the magic closets fulfills an increasing need as Mom’s ...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2015

When eleven-year-old Priscilla's family moves into Mom's childhood home, the secrecy between her older sisters becomes infuriating. Priscilla e...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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