Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli: A Summary

Topics: Literature, Novel, Writing Pages: 2 (629 words) Published: November 29, 2010
In the novel Love, Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli taking place not even a year apart from the first novel Stargirl also by Jerry Spinelli is written out to be the world‘s longest letter by Stargirl. This book was all of the many diary entries Stargirl wrote in the course of a year or a little longer. At the Beginning of the novel Stargirl begins with writing a letter telling Leo about the enchanted plain field she had found that morning. As she meditated there and found out that this field was really not empty at all and that nothing In or on this universe was really “empty“. While meditating out in the field Dootsie came up by her all cheerful and happy asking her what she was doing while Dootsie’s mom was apologizing to her. And from that moment on Dootsie and Stargirl had become best friends. Even though Dootsie is jus a little five year old thinking she is thirty and can do pretty much anything. Stargirl loved having her company after a while. Stargirl was being home schooled by her mom when they moved out to Pennsylvania and missing Leo and all the people back in Arizona she wrote letter’s to Leo about her days in her writing classes. Her mom would send her to little fieldtrip’s and she couldn’t come home until she had written a poem about that one place or something that relates to it. One day she sent her to Margie’s Doughnut Shop and that is were she saw Perry stealing a doughnut and that is also were she met Alvina. Alvina is this mean girl that loves to beat up boys and if she could she would kill them all and also has one pink glittery nail that she just loves. One day Dootsie takes Stargirl to her neighbor Betty Lou’s house to find out that Betty Lou has not been out of her house for over 9 years because she is afraid of the world outside her house. Stargirl writes in her letters about old people from Mica High School back in Arizona with encounters that happen to her in Pennsylvania. As the protagonist of this book we read as if Stargirl composed this...
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