RT Book, Whole DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 86090323 LA English T1 The blue star : a novel A1 Earley, Tony,, PB Little, Brown and Co. PP New York YR 2008 SN 9781615230884 1615230882 9780316199070 0316199079 AB Jim Glass, the precocious ten-year-old from Tony Earley's Jim the Boy, returns. Now a teenager, Jim returns in another tender and wise story of young love on the eve of World War Two. Jim Glass has fallen in love, as only a teenage boy can fall in love, with his classmate Chrissie Steppe. Unfortunately, Chrissie is Bucky Bucklaw's girlfriend, and Bucky has joined the Navy on the eve of war. Jim vows to win Chrissie's heart in his absence, but the war makes high school less than a safe haven, and gives a young man's emotions a grown man's gravity.