The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen by Mitali Perkins

The Not-So-Star-Spangled Life of Sunita Sen

Mitali Perkins

192 pages first pub 1993 (editions)

fiction young adult emotional lighthearted reflective slow-paced


As Indian culture continues to curry the movies, music, and literature of American culture, the time is perfect to re-introduce this Indian-themed novel about a young girl's heart-felt attempt to straddle her two worlds. Like any other eighth grad...

Read more

Community Reviews Summary of 51 reviews


hopeful 100%
reflective 100%


slow 100%

Plot- or character-driven?

Character: 100%

Strong character development?

Yes: 100%

Loveable characters?

N/A: 100%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

Average rating


See all reviews...

Content Warnings

This book doesn't have any content warnings yet!

If you're the author of this book and want to add author-approved content warnings, please email us at [email protected] to request the content warning form.