The miraculous power of prayer--to protect, guide, and heal--plays an urgent role in the continuing adventures of the girls at 622 Harbor View! It's almost Christmas, and Emily suddenly finds herself in the middle of a dire situation. Her abusive father has found them in quiet Boscoe Bay! Emily's mother packs up her two children and disappears down a rainy Oregon highway. What can Emily's devastated friends possibly do to help her? They rally to help get the family safely back home where Emily discovers that forgiveness doesn't always come easily. Recommended for ages 8 to 12.
The miraculous power of prayer---to protect, guide, and heal---plays an important role in the sixth adventure of the Girls of 622 Harbor View. Fleeing her abusive ex-husband, Emily's mother packs up her two children and disappears down a rainy Oregon highway. Emily's friends are devastated---they haven't even been on the ski trip yet!---and they're worried. But what can they do?
Melody Carlson has written more than 200 books for teens, women, and children. Before publishing, Melody traveled around the world, volunteered in teen ministry, taught preschool, raised two sons, and worked briefly in interior design and later in international adoption. 'I think real-life experiences inspire the best fiction,' she says. Her wide variety of books seems to prove this theory.