Star Daughter-9780062894625

Star Daughter

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By: Thakrar, Shveta
Format: Hardback
Published By: HarperCollins Publishers Inc
Date of Publication: 03/09/2020
ISBN13\EAN\SKU: 9780062894625
Classification: Interest age: from c 13 years
Dimensions in mm: 152 x 217 x 40
Description: *Chosen as a 2020 Kids' Indie Next pick * A Locus Reading List recommendation * An Andre Norton Nebula Award Finalist*"Shveta Thakrar's prose is as beautiful as starlight."-New York Times bestselling author Holly BlackThis gorgeously imagined YA debut blends shades of Neil Gaiman's Stardust and a breathtaking landscape of Hindu mythology into a radiant contemporary fantasy. The daughter of a star and a mortal, Sheetal is used to keeping secrets. Pretending to be "normal." But when an accidental flare of her starfire puts her human father in the hospital, Sheetal needs a full star's help to heal him. A star like her mother, who returned to the sky long ago. Sheetal's quest to save her father will take her to a celestial court of shining wonders and dark shadows, where she must take the stage as her family's champion in a competition to decide the next ruling house of the heavens-and win, or risk never returning to Earth at all. Brimming with celestial intrigue, this sparkling YA debut is perfect for fans of Roshani Chokshi and Laini Taylor.