This set includes all five books of the Yasmin Peace Series: Finding Your Faith
, Believing in Hope
, Experiencing the Joy
, Learning to Love
, and Enjoying True Peace
Yasmin Peace is a young girl dealing with the harshness of life's lessons. Unfortunately, this is the case for many children. In the Yasmin Peace Series, the author would like to send the message to our youth that even in the midst of calamity, you can always trust and depend on God. Join Yasmin Peace on her journey through this series that will encourage character growth and development.
In Finding Your Faith
, Yasmin takes on the responsibility of overseeing what's left of her family after her oldest brother's tragic suicide. Through it all, she learns perseverance. As she sheds her tomboy exterior and finds her faith, Yasmin blossoms into the young lady God destined her to become.
In Believing in Hope
, family tensions and school unrest soar to a fever pitch. A school counselor begins the LIGHT club, a club dedicated to helping eighth grade girls deal with issues like gangs, depression, teen suicide, and self esteem. Yasmin discovers that there is hope on the other side of every obstacle-if she holds on to her faith. Even as some situations seem to get worse, she realizes that her hope is in the Lord, and we witness how she learns to rely on Him.
In Experiencing the Joy
, Yasmin is graduating from the eighth grade and headed to high school. With the help of the LIGHT club, she ends the school year on a positive note, as she learns about self-esteem and true joy. What Yasmin learns will be put to the test over the summer and at the beginning of her first year in high school as she encounters new drama with family and friends. Through it all and in less than perfect circumstances, Yasmin manages to hold on to her hope, keep her head up and experience joy.
In Learning to Love
, Yasmin, her brothers and mother lose their apartment in a fire. As if that was not enough, Yasmin's grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimers. Through all of these seemingly bad situations, Yasmin does not lose hope that things will get better. As she heads off to high school, that hope pays off and things are finally starting to look up. She has three great friends, her father is out of jail and finally, the drama is behind her. At least that's what Yasmin thinks. She has yet to learn the lessons of love as she finds out that loving those who are the closest to her is not always an easy thing to do.
In Enjoying True Peace
, the triplets, Yasmin, York and Yancy finally see the light at the end of the tunnel after what seems like so many years of struggling due to the death of their big brother and their missing in action father;. Mom has a great job, everyone's grades are up, they're all making new friends and have even gotten involved in afterschool activities. Now their father is back in the picture and it's smooth sailing from there, right? Wrong. Yasmin's father wants to prove that he can bring everyone back together, so he decides to move the family. As a result, the whole house is in an uproar. Though she's grown in her faith and learned quite a bit about hope, joy and love, Yasmin is challenged to continue depending on God to help her remain calm through it all and find peace in the midst of this new storm. Remembering that He's still there to comfort her, Yasmin sets her heart on trusting God and enjoying true peace.