Grades 6 - 8
Grade level Equivalent: 6.4
Lexile Measure®: 670L
DRA: Not Available
Guided Reading: Y
- Realistic Fiction
- Grandparents and Grandchildren
About This Book
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. Grandma spends most of her time wrapped in a blanket by the wood stove.
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.