A Handful of Stars

  • by Cynthia Lord
  • Narrated by Maria Cabezas
  • 3 hrs and 44 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

When Lily's blind dog, Lucky, slips his collar and runs away across the wide-open blueberry barrens of Eastern Maine, it's Salma Santiago who manages to catch him. Salma, the daughter of migrant workers, is in the small town with her family for the blueberry-picking season.
After their initial chance meeting, Salma and Lily bond over painting bee boxes for Lily's grandfather, and Salma's friendship transforms Lily's summer. But when Salma decides to run in the upcoming Blueberry Queen pageant, they'll have to face some tough truths about friendship and belonging.
Should an outsider like Salma really participate in the pageant - and possibly win?


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Customer Reviews

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well done

loved it. please know that as one follows along Machias has a long "i" sound.
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- Felecia L. L. Pease

Fluffy dog

Awesome best ending ever worth every penny salma awesome book for kids thanks for reading
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- S. Hickman

Book Details

  • Release Date: 05-26-2015
  • Publisher: Recorded Books