A Ceiling of Stars
These contemporary novels feature girls who face everyday challenges and more serious problems as they approach their teen years. In figuring out how to cope when life is less than perfect, they begin to understand what growing up is all about.
When her mother abandons her, 12-year-old Vivien must face her sudden homelessness alone in a big city. Vivien tells her story through a series of heartfelt letters and journal entries -- and reveals a touching sense of hope.
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A CEILING OF STARSUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
There's not much to recommend in this stilted and mawkish tale of homelessness and redemption. As her mother disappears into drunkenness, Vivien, 12, named by her father for the Lady of the Lake ... Read full review
I read this book many times it is so wonderful and as well as sad. Vivien faces the streets with her friends, the cat man, Skinny Willi and locket and others, and one of her enemies FSHBONE. But she survived it out there and mademit . She got a family, a dog,Pervicel, and a her mother was recovering from the hospital.