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Siria loves everyone at Pop's firehouse. And she loves the stars in the winter sky. Her mother, who died, named her after Sirius the Dog Star, brightest in January. But starry nights can fill with flames, and Siria sneaks out to chase the firetrucks. If she's there, everyone will be safe. Still, Siria's not brave like Pop. Her best friend Douglas used to chase with her, and it wasn't so scary. But she did something wrong; they're not friends now. This winter, Siria must learn to be brave. Because she's got to fix things with Douglas; and when Pop is injured, she needs courage, and her friends, more than ever.
Wendy Lamb Books, 9780385371926, 152pp.
Publication Date: January 7, 2014
About the Author
PATRICIA REILLY GIFF is the author of many beloved books for children, including the Kids of the Polk Street School books. Several of her novels for middle-grade readers have been chosen as ALA-ALSC Notable Books and ALA-YALSA Best Books for Young Adults. They include "The Gift of the Pirate Queen; All the Way Home; Water Street; Nory Ryan's Song, " a Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators Golden Kite Honor Book for Fiction; and the Newbery Honor Books "Lily's Crossing" and "Pictures of Hollis Woods. Lily's Crossing" was also chosen as a "Boston Globe-Horn" Book Honor Book. Her most recent novels are" R My Name Is Rachel, Storyteller, Eleven, " and "Wild Girl;" her books for younger readers in the Zigzag Kids series include "Number One Kid, Big Whopper, " and "Flying Feet."
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