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 Long Good-bye: As the Christmas holidays wind down, the dinner turkey is stolen right out of Aunt Lou's oven. While searching for the missing bird, Mandie and her friends uncover another mystery-and then another, and another. And when Dr. Woodard disappears, things get very serious . . . and dangerous!
In Mandie and the Buried Stranger: It's spring break, and Mandie is eager to visit the Woodards, especially her friend Joe. Almost as soon as they reunite, they discover a large pile of mica in an unexpected place. It's an even bigger mystery when the entire mound disappears the next day. Who would have done such a thing, and why?
In Mandie and the Seaside Rendezvous: Mandie, Celia, and Mrs. Taft make a trip to visit Senator Morton in Florida, where Mandie finds plenty of mysteries to investigate, including grown-ups who believe in ghosts, a man who can't hear or speak, and the surprising reappearance of the strange woman who followed them all over Europe!
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 eight features Mandie and the Long Good-bye (#30), Mandie and the Buried Stranger (#31), and Mandie and the Seaside Rendezvous (#32).
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.