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Mandie and the Holiday Surprise (Mandie #11)

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Something's not quite right at home--could Mandie's mother and stepfather be keeping an important Christmas secret? Ages 8-13. Mandie book 11.
Paperback, 160 pages
Published October 1st 1988 by Bethany House Publishers
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“Something's not quite right at home--could Mandie's mother and stepfather be keeping an important Christmas secret?”

Series: Book #11 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!) {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- John 13:34 at the beginning; T
V. Gingerich
I admit it: I am reviewing these books years after reading them. However, do not even suggest that I'm no longer qualified, that too many years have passed to remember. My battered and faded copies of these books testify to how many times I read them growing up and plots and entire passages are seared in my memory forever.

Snowball always ran away, Mandie always got in trouble, Uncle Ned always rescued her, and Joe and Tommy bristled at each other. I myself preferred Joe, but Tommy's cosmopolita
Jul 29, 2012 Rachel rated it really liked it
The Mandie books are fun Christian mysteries for children, but I still love reading them. Even though she doesn't age very quickly and seems to get far too many breaks from school during the year, she's a lot of fun.
Feb 01, 2009 Laura rated it it was ok
Although I really enjoy the Mandie series, I thought that this book was a little less well written the its predecessors.
Jul 05, 2010 Kristy rated it it was ok
Shelves: christmas
Actually this is the only Mandy book I ever read. It was okay, but never one of my favorites.
Jan 22, 2013 Kate rated it liked it
I loved it Sooooo much you should really read it.
Dec 19, 2010 Felicia rated it it was amazing
Great for Christmas. Well done!
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Lois Gladys Leppard was the ever-popular and prolific writer of Mandie Books. She was also a professional singer, actress, and playwright. Lois studied at the New York School of Music and the Voice Beautiful Institute in New York under Glenn Morris Starkie. Additionally, she and her two sisters, Sibyl and Louise, sang professionally as the Larke Sisters and appeared in the operetta Bohemian Girl
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