The Blue Star
A NovelBook - 2008 | 1st ed.
Jim Glass, the precocious ten-year-old from Tony Earley's Jim the Boy returns. Now a teenager, Jim returns in another tender and wise story of young love on the eve of World War Two. Jim Glass has fallen in love, as only a teenage boy can fall in love, with his classmate Chrissie Steppe. Unfortunately, Chrissie is Bucky Bucklaw's girlfriend, and Bucky has joined the Navy on the eve of war. Jim vows to win Chrissie's heart in his absence, but the war makes high school less than a safe haven, and gives a young man's emotions a grown man's gravity.
Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Co., 2008.
Edition: 1st ed.
Branch Call Number: FIC EARLEY
Characteristics: 286 p. ; 22 cm.