A Glasshouse of Stars - Shirley Marr
*Goodreads rating 4.2*
*WINNER, CBCA Book of the Year - Younger Readers 2022*
*WINNER, WA Premier’s Book Awards - Writing for Children 2021*
Author: Shirley Marr
Meixing Lim and her family have arrived in the New Land to begin a New Life. Everything is scary and different. Their ever-changing house is confusing and she finds it hard to understand the other children at school. Yet in her magical glasshouse, with a strange black and white cat, Meixing finds a place to dream.
But then Meixing's life comes crashing down in unimaginable ways. Only her two new and unexpected friends can help. By being brave together, they will learn how to make the stars shine brighter.
A Glasshouse of Stars is based on the author's childhood and beautifully illustrates the importance of friendship, kindness and love.
"Heart-twisting and hopeful, bursting with big feelings and gentle magic." Jessica Townsend, New York Times bestselling author of the Nevermoor series.