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Elizabeth Gail and the Mystery at the Johnson Farm (Elizabeth Gail Wind Rider #1)

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Elizabeth Gail Dobbs is a “welfare” kid. She's the stereotypical foster child, determined never to love anybody again. But her resolve weakens as the Johnson family responds to Libby's anger with genuine Christian love. Ultimately, Libby is adopted into the family of God. But clouds of mystery sweep over the Johnson farm as old secrets and new relationships mix. A great st ...more
Paperback, 122 pages
Published March 1st 1988 by Tyndale House Publishers
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Dec 18, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2015, popsugar-2015
PopSugar '15 #33--a book from your childhood.
It was fun to re-read something from my childhood, but I wouldn't necessarily encourage my kids to read these books. :)
Oct 05, 2007 added it
Shelves: hatedbooks
one of the worst young girl books I've ever read... Libby is just about the most predictable, unrealistic child character ever.
Feb 10, 2008 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I love this series and think this is the best one!!!
May 28, 2008 rated it it was amazing
It is very good to help lift your spirits
Nov 27, 2010 rated it liked it
Shelves: children-s-books
I've read the whole series.. :)
Mar 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
These books really changed my life. I bought my first book when I was in the fourth grade and it opened my life to the life of foster children and social workers. I graduated in college with a BSW and have dedicated my life to the plight of foster children. I adopted my own children I fostered in 2004. Hilda Stahl captivated me for years with this series. I longed to meet her but she passed before I was able to. These books are positive in every way possible. I have my original books and don't e ...more
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Feb 01, 2011 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Any young girls ages 9-19
Recommended to Oven Joy by: Lady at the Christian Book Store
I read these such a long time ago, starting when I was a little girl and ending in the early 90's when I lost patience as a teenager waiting for the next one to come out. But this series was an important part of my childhood and developing a life-ling love of reading. I'd have to read them again to give a fair review now, but I can say that as a child, I adored them. Elizabeth kept me company on many a long night awake with an earache, and many a summer Saturday morning passed turning these page ...more
Jan 11, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I own all the books in the Elizabeth Gail series and they are my favorite books ever. I have the 1980s edition from WindRider books and i keep them in a plastic box to keep them in good shape because they are so old but I take them out one by one and read through the entire series at least once a year
Tami Kirkpatrick
These books changed my life as a young girl! I have served on an adoption agency for over 7 years & I link it all back to these precious stories! Love love them all!!!!!
Perfect for young and old. Even boys will enjoy them.
Nov 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I read this as a child. Re-reading this book brought back wonderful childhood memories and my passion for reading all over again. I cannot wait to share them with my step-daughter and nieces. They are a must read for anyone dealing with anxiety, feeling left out or unloved.
Jul 29, 2009 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Destiny by: gift
I really love this book, it also made a movie out of this book and it was excellent!!
Juanita Carter
This was my favorite series growing up!
Oct 24, 2011 added it
Shelves: my-childhood
Don't remember this being the cover at all, but this was the start of a strange and short-lived interest I had in Christian fiction as a seventh grader.
Nov 06, 2016 rated it really liked it
My 5th grade self rates this book 4 stars.
Jul 08, 2009 rated it it was amazing
Excellent series of books for Intermediate readers.
Partridge Public
Oct 04, 2007 added it
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Shelves: juniorfiction
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