Ann Bryant is the author of more than 100 children’s fiction books. Ann Bryant is a serial writer and likes to write about family, friendship, and fun things. In 2008 she made a serial novel about friendship in a school Silver Spires. The novel, titled “Bintang di Silver Spires”, is the 3rd novel. The novel was published in 2011 by PT Bhuana Ilmu Populer Gramedia Group.
The novel tells the story of a girl Mia who starts her days at Silver Spires’ boarding school, which is frightening, especially because she has to share a room with five other girls she doesn’t know at all. But now she feels like staying with friends every day. She is very happy to play music, especially piano. She really wants to be a musician. At one time, at Silver Spires school held a Silver Spires Star contest. To enter the contest she must write a song and perform it live on stage. She really wanted to do it because it was her chance to realize her goals. But her biggest fear is to appear in public. With the enthusiasm given by her friends she finally became a real musician.
Many interesting things are told in this novel, the story of true and sincere friendship, and various character characters depicted in the novel. Where each character has a unique role and talent or strength. The atmosphere depicted in this novel is clear, so that readers can easily imagine through the story being told. But in the novel there are still shortcomings, if viewed from some elements, this novel has a lot of supporting characters with English names that are hard to remember.
The novel is very interesting to read, because of the sweeping friendship story, the storyline is also intriguing and suitable for teenagers to read.