Stargazing is a heartwarming middle-grade image novel within the spirit of Real Friends and El Deafo, from New York Times bestselling writer-illustrator Jen Wang.
Moon is the whole lot Christine is not. She’s assured, impulsive, inventive . . . and regardless that they each grew up in the similar Chinese language-American suburb, Moon is come what may in contrast to somebody Christine has ever identified.
But after Moon movements in subsequent door, those not likely pals are quickly best friends, sharing their favourite song movies and portray their toenails whilst Christine’s strict oldsters don’t seem to be round. Moon even tells Christine her private mystery: that she has visions, infrequently, of celestial beings who discuss to her from the celebs. Who reassure her that earth is not the place she really belongs.
Moon’s visions have an all-too-earthly root, on the other hand, and shortly Christine’s highest loved one is within the clinic, combating for her existence. Can Christine be the loved one Moon wishes, now, whilst the sky is falling?
Jen Wang attracts on her youth to color a deeply private but entirely relatable friendship tale that’s at turns cheerful, middle-wrenching, and filled with wish.