Relive exciting mysteries and learn important life lessons with Mandie, Snowball, and the whole gang! Featuring 3 stories in 1 book.
In Mandie and the Courtroom Battle: Mandie's stepmother, Etta, has been causing problems for Mandie ever since Mandie's father died. Now Etta claims she has papers proving that Mandie's father gave her the house at Charley Gap. Mandie has papers of her own that say she is the rightful owner . . . who has the true legal document?
In Mandie and Jonathan's Predicament: Mandie and Celia head to New York City to visit their friend Jonathan Guyer for Thanksgiving. While staying at the Guyer mansion, they encounter a stray dog, a strange girl, and the butler's secret meetings with a foreign-speaking man. Searching for answers to these mysteries leads Mandie and Jonathan into quite a predicament!
In Mandie and the Unwanted Gift: It's Christmastime, and an anonymous gift addressed to Mandie has been left on the doorstep. Mandie opens the beautifully wrapped package, only to find a jumbled mess of holly leaves, berries, ribbon, and dirt. Who would have left her such a gift? And could it really be a treasure map, as Joe suggests?
Mandie enthusiasts and new Mandie fans will love volumes seven and eight of the MANDIE COLLECTION, following Mandie and her friends through the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and beyond, from her home in North Carolina to New York City to Florida. Volume seven includes Mandie and the Courtroom Battle (#27), Mandie and Jonathan's Predicament (#28), and Mandie and the Unwanted Gift (#29).
Lois Gladys Leppard (1924-2008) worked in Federal Intelligence for thirteen years in various countries around the world before she settled in South Carolina. The stories of her own mother's childhood as an orphan in western North Carolina are the basis for many of the incidents incorporated in this series.