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Sofia’s storytelling skillfully emphasizes the foundations needed to nurture compassionate human beings, crucial for building a better society.

Marz Starchild is not just another children’s book; it’s a powerful reminder of the importance of growing up in an environment filled with love and strong family ties. Sofia’s storytelling skillfully emphasizes the foundations needed to nurture compassionate human beings, crucial for building a better society.

Reading this book evoked cherished memories of my own childhood, where imagination fueled our playtime. From pretending to be superheroes with towels tied around our necks to racing bikes like Indy 500 drivers, those carefree days remain unforgettable.

 

Marz Starchild isn’t just for kids; it’s for anyone seeking to relive the joy of their youth. Sofia’s writing beautifully resurrects forgotten memories, evoking a sense of nostalgia that warms the heart. If you wish to rediscover your carefree days, this book is a must-read!

 

Lastly, I want to extend my gratitude to Sofia for crafting such a touching tribute to her grandmother. It made me reflect on my grandmothers, Alicia and Juanita, and wish I had done something similar to honor their legacy.

Marcelino Borges (Puerto Rico)

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About The Book

MARZ STARCHILD
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE AND BACK AGAIN

In our vast universe, finding one's place in it all is a daunting task. Marz Starchild is the story of a young Puerto Rican girl from Brooklyn, New York, who is trying to find herself and the universe all at once in her own way.

 

She begins uncovering the underlying wonders of a new planet through the activation of her invention, the Realm Portal, and an ominous beeping sound that signals the start of a journey neither she nor her friends will soon forget.

 

Marz and her friends embark on a voyage across the stars to try and save a dying planet, Proxima Centauri b, and in doing so they end up saving their own world from imminent destruction. However, in order to save these sister planets, she and her friends travel across time and space where they discover the harmonizing vibrations that unify all living things. As Marz undergoes this adventure, she learns the power of believing in oneself as she overcomes obstacles, the power of keeping her Puerto Rican customs and traditions alive, and the power of friendship.

 

In this journey of "magical sci-fi realism," a blend of scientific and mathematical facts alongside deeply held family and cultural values are revealed as we are all taken on a powerful and exciting voyage across the universe and into the human heart.

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Marcelino Borges (Puerto Rico)

“Powerful reminder of the importance of growing up in an environment filled with love and strong family ties.”

Deb (Australia)

Sofia’s book shows a clear love and excellent understanding of math and astronomy!

 JMOC (Puerto Rico)

This journey through time and space is an adventure full of mysteries and surprises.

About the Author

SOFIA SEGARRA-ORENSTEIN

"Never stop dreaming and to remember that the world we live in needs more dreamers and those with the courage to make their dreams a reality."

- Sofia Segarra-Orenstein
Hello! Hola!
Sofia Segarra-Orenstein - author of Marz Starchild_ Across the Universe and Back Again _ed

Meet Sofia.

Sofia Segarra Orenstein is a sixteen year old author who adores astronomy and all things related to space. She also loves animals and the study of different types of fauna.

 

Her appreciation of the island of Puerto Rico and her culture prompted her to write this story about a young girl, Marz Starchild, who is curious about the oddities of the universe through her avid appreciation of STEM and her own Puerto Rican culture.

 

Sofia also is an avid advocate for women's rights especially in Latin American culture. She hopes to inspire many other young Latina women to embark on a journey similar to Marz Starchild so that they can find their voice. 

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Who is Who

MEET THE CHARACTERS OF

MARZ STARCHILD
ACROSS THE UNIVERSE AND BACK AGAIN

Hover over the pictures to learn more!

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Hola! I’m Marz Starchild.

I love to invent things, solve puzzles, and explore the universe!

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Salutations!
I’m Tom LaPierre

I love solving mysteries and having fun!

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Hi! I’m Dani Orlean

While my friends are off dreaming, I keep their feet on the ground!

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Greetings!
I’m Andre Orlean

 I’m always here for my friends!

What Kids Are Saying...

"Thank you for giving me this book. I really, really like it!"

Norana and Radu - North Carolina

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