Mandy the Outsider: Prelude to World War 2 [NOOK Book]

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Time Period:  1939  Ten-year old Mandy McMichael doesn't fit in at her new school in Seattle. She's very smart, but the "in crowd" teases her so much she decides to play dumb to quiet their taunts. Then there's her friendship with a Japanese family-and in 1939, with the world on the brink of war, hers is not a popular position. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, Mandy the Outsider is a poignant tale of a girl balancing her desire for acceptance with her need to do ...
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Mandy the Outsider: Prelude to World War 2

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Overview


Time Period:  1939  Ten-year old Mandy McMichael doesn't fit in at her new school in Seattle. She's very smart, but the "in crowd" teases her so much she decides to play dumb to quiet their taunts. Then there's her friendship with a Japanese family-and in 1939, with the world on the brink of war, hers is not a popular position. Using actual historical events to tell a compelling fictional story, Mandy the Outsider is a poignant tale of a girl balancing her desire for acceptance with her need to do right, and to be who God wants her to be.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781628362206
  • Publisher: Barbour Publishing, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/2013
  • Series: Sisters in Time , #22
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 144
  • Sales rank: 746,930
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author


Norma Jean Lutz began her professional writing career in 1977, when she enrolled in a writing correspondence course. Since then, she has had over 200 short stories and articles published in both secular and Christian publications. She is also author of five published teen novels.
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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2014

    Annex Arguet

    ((Lol. "These are not the droids you are looking for." Sorry guys. Bye.))

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 16, 2014

    War

    Thanks what do i do

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2014

    Grim

    I dont know how.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 17, 2014

    Nami

    Unless you hack it.

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    Posted May 17, 2014

    Bw

    Be back tonight

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  • Posted January 19, 2013

    Oh, this probably has to be my favorite book of the "Sister

    Oh, this probably has to be my favorite book of the "Sisters in Time" series! It was an EXCELLENT story, in every way.

    Mandy, at ten years old, has a lot to face. The girls at school tease her because she is smart, and enjoys reading so much. She knows her older brother faces similar problems and she wants to help him too. The worst thing in her life has to be the beginning of the war. It's everywhere---on the radio, in people's constant chatter, and even at the movies. Everything is a reminder of the war. She can't even be sighted with her Japanese friends---the taunts will never end.
    In the end, she'll learn an important life lesson.

    I just loved this book. I could hardly tear myself away!

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