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"A well-crafted blend of realism and fantasy." --School Library Journal (starred review)

"A lyrical story of love and loss. The way the sisters fight and love in equal measure, as well as their basic need for one another, rings poignantly true in this touching and heartwarming story, which contains a 'tiny bit of magic, right here in the real world.'" --Booklist (starred review)

In the tradition of Sharon Creech and Wendy Mass, Corey Ann Haydu's sparkling middle grade debut is a sister story with a twist of magic, a swirl of darkness, and a whole lot of hope.

Silly is used to feeling left out. Her three older sisters think she's too little for most things--especially when it comes to dealing with their mother's unpredictable moods and outbursts. This summer, Silly feels more alone than ever when her sisters keep whispering and sneaking away to their rooms together, returning with signs that something mysterious is afoot: sporting sunburned cheeks smudged with glitter and gold hair that looks like tinsel.

When Silly is brought into her sisters' world, the truth is more exciting than she ever imagined. The sisters have discovered a magical place that gives them what they truly need: an escape from the complications of their home life. But there are dark truths there, too. Silly hopes the magic will be the secret to saving their family, but she's soon forced to wonder if it could tear them apart.

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subject_facet Family problems -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Sick -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Rules for stealing stars
title_full Rules for Stealing Stars, Rules for stealing stars / Corey Ann Haydu
title_short Rules for stealing stars
topic_facet Family problems, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Magic, Mothers and daughters, Sick, Sisters