A little apple tree in a forest of oaks begs God for stars like those glimmering on the branches of the great oak trees beside her. As the seasons pass, she learns to appreciate her own gifts and realizes that it’s possible to find a star in each of us.

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Jacqueline Dembar Greene

Jacqueline Dembar Greene

Jacqueline Dembar Greene is the award-winning author of more than thirty books for young readers, including American Girl’s® Rebecca Rubin series and The Secret Shofar of Barcelona. She lives in Wayland, Massachusetts.


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