Kid Konnection: Tiny Angel by Nancy Carty Lepri
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Tiny Angelby Nancy Carty Lepri
Paperback, 104 pages
Published November 1st 2009 by Guardian Angel Publishing, Inc (first published 2009)
Synopsis:When her dad is transferred to a new town, Macy Carver leaves behind her best friend and everything she knows. Suddenly she’s the new girl…alone and bullied.
An unexpected flash announces guardian angel Jody, who teaches her how to fit in become a forever friend. Tiny Angel is the story of Macy, who has moved to a new town leaving behind her best friend and everything she knows. In this new place and in the new school she is struggling to adjust and being bullied doesn’t help at all. When her guardian angel Jody appears, she has difficulty in beliving in the existence of her angel. Jody however teaches Macy the little things which will make her adjust, face her bullies, let go of what she has left and embrace the now and make new friends.
“Star light, star bright. First star I see tonight. Wish I may, wish I might, have this wish I wish tonight….Please send me a friend.” -pg. 12
What I really like about this book is that Jody is in no way doing magic and helping Macy, she is there as a support system, which Macy likes and dislikes all the time. A very sweet book aimed at 8- 12 year olds, which helps kids a lot. It talks about facing bullies, facing world with self-confidence and standing up for your values, which you should never be ashamed of. The characters are real, believable and lovable as well.
I think this one will be a great gift for the little girl you know and will help her a lot.
Book Provided via Pump Your Book Promotions by the author.
About the Author -
December 14, 2010
Nancy Carty Lepri, born and raised in Massachusetts, earned an AA degree in Visual Art from Cape Cod Community College and a BA in Liberal Studies with a concentration in writing from Western New England College. In addition, she was a freelance reporter for several local newspapers.
In 1995, Nancy and her husband Art relocated to Wilmington NC where her publishing credits included the Wilmington Magazine as well as two national and international food-industry trade magazines.
Receiving Editor Certification through Cape Fear Community College in 2006, Nancy taught online writing and drawing courses, illustrated children’s books, started four mainstream novels, and had her children’s chapter book Tiny Angel, published through Guardian Angel Publishing in November 2009.
After a move to the Raleigh area in 2007, Nancy freelanced as senior editor for a national publisher, edited and wrote press releases for more than twenty novels, and was copy editor and reviewer for Affaire de Coeur magazine. She currently edits and critiques manuscripts, reviews forReaderToReader.com and New York Journal of Books, and is completing her sequel to Tiny Angel.
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December 14, 2010 at 2:22 am
Veens, this does sound like a great book for young adults, especially girls in the age group you mentioned. Bullying is a problem at our schools, and this book could help girls learn some coping skills. Terrific review.
December 14, 2010 at 6:14 am
sounds like a sweet little book..I must read more YA !:-)
December 14, 2010 at 10:46 am
This sounds like such a sweet book!
December 14, 2010 at 8:57 pm
Thank you so much for hosting me today and for your lovely review! Happy holidays to you too!
December 14, 2010 at 9:02 pm
This sounds like a lovely book for children! I think it’s important for kids to learn how to cope with things like bullying and starting a new school. Great review!