Self-actualization (Psychology) in adolescence
Jun 13, 2014 — The Silver Star follows two sisters who, after being abandoned by their artist mother, are sent to live with their uncle in his decaying antebellum mansion. It appears at No. 4.
Jul 15, 2013 — At No. 5, two sisters abandoned by their mom travel cross-country in Jeannette Walls' Silver Star.
Jun 10, 2013 — The novel is about two sisters, aged 12 and 15, who travel cross-country after their mother abandons them. Reviewer Meg Wolitzer says that not only the characters are adrift in this book, the story itself seems unsure of what it wants to be.