Title Profile & Character Information

Stargirl

Annotation
In this story about the perils of popularity, the courage of nonconformity, and the thrill of first love, an eccentric student named Stargirl changes Mica High School forever.

Awards
2000  Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books
2003  Young Hoosier Book Award
2003  Garden State Teen Book Award
2003  Iowa Teen Award
2003  Grand Canyon Reader Award
2001  ABC Children's Booksellers Choices Awards
2004  New York State Charlotte Award

Characters
NameCaraway, Stargirl
GenderFemale
OccupationHigh school student
TraitEccentric

NameBorlock, Leo
GenderMale
OccupationHigh school student

GenreComing of age
Fiction
TopicsTeenagers
High school students
Eccentrics
Individualism
First loves
Popularity
Friendship
Peer pressure
Loyalty
SettingArizona
Mica High School
High school