When a girl finds a fallen star, she decides to keep it hidden. But this star encourages kindness and needs to shine, so it comes out from the shadows. At first the glow from the star starts to fade, and the girl worries–maybe she’s not a very good starkeeper. Then a chance gesture of kindness seems to brighten the star, and soon this kindness leads to a chain of good works that light up the once-dreary town.
The art of the book follows the star’s journey and lights up more and more with each act of kindness.
“Illustrations elevate this tale of hope and empowerment.” —Kirkus Reviews
“An overall uplifting story that shows the effect caring, sharing, and connection can have on individuals and a community.” —Booklist
“Fresh with unexpected twists…. The girl’s winsome expressions draw readers in, and the glowing star symbolizes the power of good deeds, no matter how small.” —Publisher’s Weekly
“[An] uplifting story of kindness and perseverance…. The story’s message can be applied to a variety of difficult situations where positivity and compassion are needed, and is presented in a way that’s easy for young readers to understand.” —School and Library Journal