Friday, March 31, 2017

"Mandie and the Invisible Troublemaker" by Lois Gladys Leppard

About this book:

  “Adventure and trouble break out when Mandie returns to The Misses Heathwood's School for Girls in Asheville. The Misses Heathwood are trying to sell their school, but Mandie fears the idea of a new headmistress. If she can only convince Grandmother Taft to buy the school-but where is Grandmother?
  School begins and, starting with a sticky mess in the front hallway, Mandie is blamed for a host of things that go wrong. But who's behind all the trouble? April Snow again? And Snowball doesn't help matters. He gets Mandie into even more trouble every time he runs away.
  Will Grandmother rescue the school? Can Mandie catch the troublemaker?”

Series: Book #24 in “Mandie” series. (To read the reviews of the previous books in this series, click the number to be taken to that review:
#1! #2! #3! #4! #5! #6! #7! #8! #9! #10! #11! #12! #13! #14! #15! #16! #17! #18! #19! #20! #21! #22! #23! ) {There also is the “Young Mandie Mystery” series, (Book #1 review Here and Book #2 review Here!) but they do not connect together well}

Spiritual Content- Psalm 27:14 at the beginning; Prayers, Thanking God & Blessings over food; A Scripture is prayed & quoted; Church going; Talks about God & trusting Him; ‘H’s are capital when referring to God; Mentions of prayers & blessings over food; A few mentions of churches; A couple mentions of Bibles; A couple mentions of a chapel.

Negative Content- Minor cussing including: a ‘shucks’; All about a troublemaker causing trouble for Mandie & punishments; Mentions of a president being shot (barely-above-not-detailed); Mentions of a fever & almost losing someone; A mention of the last book’s kidnapping.

Sexual Content- Mentions of hand holding & touches (Tommy says he’d like hand holding, Mandie says she’d act like she would, but they never actually do hold hands); Mentions of Mandie’s promise to Joe that she’ll marry him when they’re older (if he gets back her father’s house); A few mentions of crushes; A couple mentions of having boyfriends & keeping the company of a boy; A couple mentions of blushes; A couple mentions of good-looking boys; A couple mentions of jealousy; A mention of a blown kiss (Joe to Mandie); A mention of Polly being ready to pounce on Joe.

-Amanda “Mandie” Shaw, age 13
                                   P.O.V. of Mandie
                                              Set in 1901
                         129 pages (also available in a collection with two other Mandie books.)

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My personal Rating-
This Mandie book has nearly the whole gang in it, so even while I felt bad for Mandie because of the troublemaker, I do really like this one! ;)

See y’all on Monday with a new review!

*BFCG may (Read the review to see) recommend this book by this author. It does not mean I recommend all the books by this author.

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