Life on Starland is anything but normal these days. The Star Darlings continue to experience mysterious phenomena while trying to focus on their studies and maintain their cover.Star athlete Astra is chosen for the next Wish Mission. Her overconfident nature leads her to quick conclusions about her Wisher's true wish. Can Astra put aside her own interests and assumptions and help Emma before time runs out?
Astra is the next Star Darling to go on a mission to Wishworld where she meets a young girl named Emma and figures out that Emma's wish is to make her father proud of her. The problem is that Astra's plan to make Emma's wish come true is ill conceived. Emma's dad is the coach of the school gymnastics team and Astra mistakenly assumes that Emma wants to make him proud by helping the team win the meet. Astra is so focused on her goal that she doesn't see all the signs that she in on the wrong track. While Emma is certainly talented at gymnastics, she feels forced into competing and does not enjoy it. Instead she is a talented artist who wants her father to be proud of her artistic ability. With time running out, Astra's fellow Star Darlings must come down to help make Emma's wish come true.
Piper's Perfect Dream; Astra's Mixed-up Mission; Tessa's Lost and Found
Author: Shana Muldoon Zappa
Publisher: Disney Press
Category: Juvenile Fiction
WHO IS CAUSING TROUBLE ON STARLAND? Disturbing things continue to happen on Starland everyday, beginning when Piper's Star Kindness day compliment-poems to her friends turn into cruel insults. As the Star Darlings unravel clues, they begin to suspect that one of their own is behind the trouble and that it might be Lady Stella! Piper enjoys her time on Wishworld working in a diner but is she being a little too laid-back about her mission? When Astra's time comes, her overconfident nature leads her incorrect conclusions about her gymnast Wisher's true wish. Tessa's mission brings her to an animal shelter, but when a terrible storm hits, she runs into problems.
filmographies reordered by authoritative organizational and personal names from Lauritzen and Lundquist's American film-index
Author: Paul C. Spehr
Publisher: McFarland & Company
Category: Performing Arts
Einar Lauritzen and Gunar Lundquist published the definitive American Film Index, 1908-1915, and its companion volume for the years 1916 through 1920. The current work indexes Lauritzen and Lundquists works and stands in its own right as a definitive reference work on early American filmmaking, with or without access to the ground-breaking predecessor volume. This work lists 33,664 films, 23,159 names, 1,025 companies and 785 works that were adapted into movies. The work includes extensive cross-referencing and "see" references for alternate titles and names.