The Stars Beneath Our Feet

by David Barclay Moore

It’s Christmas Eve in Harlem, but twelve-year-old Lolly Rachpaul and his mom aren’t celebrating. They’re still reeling from his older brother’s death in a gang-related shooting just a few months earlier.

ISBN: 9781524701253

JLG Release: October 2017

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Audio Book $49.45

Advanced Readers

Grades 6-9


12 books / $16.30 a book

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    Print Book


    Library edition with trade jacket added



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/4" x 5 1/2"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.4, Points: 8

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 3.7, Points: 15


    Level: 650L

    Awards & Honors

    Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children 's Book Award 2018 --2019 Nominee 2018 Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe Award Winner, Author
    2018 E.B. White Read-Aloud Honor, Middle Reader
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2018, All Ages
    Capitol Choices 2018, Ten to Fourteen
    YALSA 2018 Quick Pick for Reluctant Readers Selection
    CCBC Choices 2018 Choice: Fiction for Children
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    Publishers Weekly’s; Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    Shelf Awareness 2017 Best Books of the Year, Middle Grade Books Best Books of 2017, Ages 9–12
    The New York TimesNotable Children’s Books of 2017, Middle Grade
    CSMCL Best Multicultural Children’s Books of 2017
    Brightly Best Children’s Books of 2017, According to Kids



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