The Resource Starworld, Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner

Starworld, Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner

Label
Starworld
Title
Starworld
Statement of responsibility
Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner
Title variation
  • Star world
  • Starworld
Title variation remainder
sometimes the person you need the most is the one you expect the least
Creator
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In a novel in two voices, a popular teen and an artistic loner forge an unlikely bond -- and create an entire universe -- via texts. But how long before the real world invades Starworld? Sam Jones and Zoe Miller have one thing in common: they both want an escape from reality. Loner Sam flies under the radar at school and walks on eggshells at home to manage her mom's obsessive-compulsive disorder, wondering how she can ever leave to pursue her dream of studying aerospace engineering. Popular, people-pleasing Zoe puts up walls so no one can see her true self: the girl who was abandoned as an infant, whose adoptive mother has cancer, and whose disabled brother is being sent away to live in a facility. When an unexpected encounter results in the girls' exchanging phone numbers, they forge a connection through text messages that expands into a private universe they call Starworld. In Starworld, they find hilarious adventures, kindness and understanding, and the magic of being seen for who they really are. But when Sam's feelings for Zoe turn into something more, will the universe they've built survive the inevitable explosion?
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10776985
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Coulthurst, Audrey
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 9
  • 12
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Garner, Paula
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Friendship
  • High school seniors
  • Courage
  • Kindness
  • Adoptees
  • Text messages (Cell phone systems)
  • Honesty
  • Bravery
  • Young adult fiction
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Starworld, Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763697563
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Starworld, Audrey Coulthurst and Paula Garner
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
335 pages
Isbn
9780763697563
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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