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Stone in the Sky

Stone in the Sky

Tin Star (Volume 2)

Cecil Castellucci

Roaring Brook Press


Brother Blue.
His name, even the color, filled me with a furious fire of pure hatred.

Years ago, Tula Bane was beaten and left for dead on a remote space station far from Earth, her home planet. She started with nothing and had no one, but over time, she found a home, a family, and even love. When it's discovered that the abandoned planet beneath the station is abundant with a rare and valuable resource, aliens from across the galaxy race over to strike it rich. With them comes trouble, like the man who nearly killed Tula years ago—the man she has dreamed of destroying ever since.

In this sequel to Tin Star, Cecil Castellucci takes readers on an extraordinary adventure through space in a thrilling and thoughtful exploration of what it means to love, to hate, and to be human.

CCBC Choice (Univ. of WI)


No one is safe when the warning sirens on a space station blare.

It could be anything. Imperium battleships. Meteor storm. Asteroid. Pirates. Or maybe my mortal enemy, Brother Blue, the man who killed my family and...

Praise for Stone in the Sky

“[Castellucci's] crafted a gutsy heroine who comes into her own here, learning to navigate interspecies politics and affairs of the heart, all while grappling with what it means to be Human.” —The Horn Book

“An exciting and compelling read.” —BCCB

“A great book for readers who enjoy traditional science fiction titles.” —SLJ

“Tolerance and diversity are the themes that propel this science fiction saga.” —VOYA


Reviews from Goodreads

Cecil Castellucci

Cecil Castellucci is the two-time MacDowell fellow and award winning author of many books and graphic novels for young people, including Tin Star (a 2015 Sunburst Award winner), Boy Proof, The Plain Janes, First Day on Earth, The Year of the Beasts, and Star Wars: Moving Target - A Princess Leia Adventure.

Roaring Brook Press

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