The Name of the Star

Author: Johnson, Maureen. Publisher: Penguin Group/Putnam Juvenile


Rory's arrival at a boarding school in London coincides with a series of Jack the Ripper-type murders, and only Rory can see the murderer.




Awards Won

Title Year
Best Fiction for Young Adults

The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse.

2012 - Selection(s)