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The blue star: a novel

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IL: UG - BL: 5 - AR Pts: 9
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Seven years ago, readers everywhere fell in love with Jim Glass, the precocious ten-year-old at the heart of Tony Earley's bestseller Jim the Boy. Now a teenager, Jim returns in another tender and wise story of young love on the eve of World War Two. Jim Glass has fallen in love, as only a teenage boy can fall in love, with his classmate Chrissie Steppe. Unfortunately, Chrissie is Bucky Bucklaw's girlfriend, and Bucky has joined the Navy on the eve of war. Jim vows to win Chrissie's heart in his absence, but the war makes high school less than a safe haven, and gives a young man's emotions a grown man's gravity. With the uncanny insight into the well-intentioned heart that made Jim the Boy a favorite novel for thousands of readers, Tony Earley has fashioned another nuanced and unforgettable portrait of America in another time--making it again even realer than our own day. This is a timeless and moving story of discovery, loss and growing up, proving why Tony Earley's writing "radiates with a largeness of heart" (Esquire).
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9780316199070
9780316140591
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Full title blue star
Author earley tony
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Last Update 2018-05-21 22:53:12PM
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subject_facet Nineteen forties -- Fiction, Teenage boys -- Fiction
title_display The blue star : a novel
title_full The Blue Star Jim Glass Series, Book 2, The blue star : a novel / Tony Earley
title_short The blue star :
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topic_facet Fiction, Literature, Nineteen forties, Teenage boys