Kevin Quinlan Kevin was a student at Mica High School. This connection to the universe also connects her to other people, just maybe not those at her high school. She has been labeled different. The reader is not told what is on the slip of paper. Sing 'Happy Birthday' to people and cheerfully greet someone who looks upset. Archie has a favorite specimen, the skull of a Paleocene rodent.
Then, maybe you can come up with your own idea of just who this girl is. Two years after we settled in Arizona, the number of ties in my collection was still one. Excerpted from Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli. Señor Saguaro This was a thirty-foot-tall giant cactus. Leo urges her to become the very thing that can destroy her - normal. Nevertheless, Shmoop is here to help.
This article has also been viewed 11,413 times. No one sat with her, but at the tables next to hers kids were cramming two to a seat. No further distribution without written consent. The film was written by and will star in the title role. Stargirl loved to give speeches and she was in the oratorical contest for her school. And now she was strumming it.
Eats lunch with Mallory because Mallory wants Stargirl to be a cheerleader for Mica High School to boost attendance rates. Dori Dilson A ninth grade poet who nobody knew until, one day, she sat with Stargirl in the lunchroom. It is because of Kevin why Leo finally wanted Star Girl to be on Hot Seat. He really wants to be popular. They spend more and more time together, and Leo experiences her unusual lifestyle and starts helping her with various projects, such as leaving cards for people they don't know and dropping change on the sidewalk for others to find. Stargirl enjoys people-watching at the mall, where she also leaves loose change around for people to find.
She often brings in special treats for the students in her homeroom class. Her one and only true friend Dori Dilson is upset with her for changing, but Leo thinks it's great, at first. Just remember, you are ten times more of a human being than they are! Once, he let me wear it. It doesn't seem right to call her a character, as she seems like a real person. Also once she held Cinnamon Stargirls rat over the stair railing and threatened to drop him. You'd be walking or riding along, and there would be this stone marker with a brass plate: 'Enchanted Site: U. No one in the town sees Stargirl again after that night, and Leo learns that she and her family have moved away.
These actions fail to produce results. She stated that Stargirl was a plant. Starts dating Leo, Falls in love with Leo. Stargirl is back in the second book. One of Stargirl's quirks is singing happy birthday to students when it is their birthday, bringing her ukulele to school to do so. Still, Leo balks at the idea sensing it might not be the right thing to do.
She wears normal clothing, leaves her ukulele and rat at home, and calls herself Susan. On February 8, 2018, it was announced that a new iteration of the production had been developed and that it would now be directed by and produced by. Stargirl by Jerry Spinelli: Free BookNotes Summary All Content Copyright©TheBestNotes. Arizona is a fascinating state, quite different from northern states and eastern states. She wore no makeup, and her eyes were the biggest I had ever seen, like deer's eyes caught in headlights. It was the lunch-line cashier. As you may have noticed, I haven't really been as active on here as I used to.
She is slowly learning to move on. When someone feels pain, she feels that person's pain, too. Throughout the novel, she tries to find what it means to be different, as she falls in love with a boy, named , who tries to win her love. Type in things that remind you of you, and it comes up with all kinds of different names! The following month, it was confirmed that the production was in the late stages of development, that Hahn's screenplay was still being utilized, and that she would continue to serve as a producer alongside the additions of Ellen Goldsmith-Vein and Lee Stollman. When she came by our table, I got my first good look at her face. Their anger comes to a head during a filming of the student-run television show, Hot Seat, which is run by Leo and his best friend Kevin. She makes them right on the spot.
It was a porcupine necktie. After a while, it's pretty clear that the entire school can't stand the fact that she does this. Even though it would seem difficult to be like her, since she is so unique, you can become your own Stargirl. An advising teacher cuts the show short, and it is never aired, but the damage is done. And, even though they are good, the others make fun of them. We are thankful of their contributions and encourage you to make your own. I kept looking for one of my own, but I could never find one.