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Hardcover, 208 pages
Expected publication: March 31st 2020 by Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
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Cindy
Apr 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I had the privilege of reading this book last year before it got a book deal and it is genuinely one of the most engagingly written, wonderful middle grade novels I've ever had the chance to read!

(Edited 9/27 to remove the bizarre typos that came from voice transcription. What's a "bug deal," anyway?!)
Christina
Oct 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This oh-so-gorgeous cover perfectly depicts Libby’s passion for the stars and the hope and inspiration they bring. Set to release on 3/31/20, WHAT STARS ARE MADE OF by Sarah Allen is a brilliant story of selflessness, persistence, and science. Libby is an intelligent and lovable character who has Turner syndrome (the author was born with it as well). I learned a lot about the genetic condition through Libby’s engagingly candid voice. She doesn’t play the sympathy card with the effects of the rar ...more
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Aug 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Such a lovely, endearing book - the best in a long time I have read. Reminded me of The Boy At the Back of the Class, with another lovable young character trying to achieve a selfless grand gesture. Female STEM protagonist with lots of mentions of other real female STEM icons. Protagonist also has Turner Syndrome, and NLD (non-verbal learning disorder). American and many scenes take place in American History class which may alienate some UK readers, but overall well known figures in history. Recommend ...more
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