Jane Stern’s Italian immigrant parents were heading to California to launch a winery when her Jane at sisters weddingfather was convinced to settle in St. Paul, Minnesota. Each child was born on a different farm until her mother put her foot down. “Enough!” In St. Paul, Jane and her five siblings used consensus to decide how they would assist their parents, manage the household, even when each sibling would go to college, and what they would study. Through some 20 hours of interviews, Special Star tells of  Jane’s adventures from contracting polio in St. Paul to working for Pfizer in New York during the war, to Puerto Rico, where she created a library, now known as the Jane Stern Dorado Community Library.