Hardy, LeAnne. Between two worlds, a novel.

Author:Griffin, Maureen
Position:Brief Article - Young Adult Review - Book Review

Kregel. 150p. c2003. 0-8254-2793-2. $6.99. J

LeAnne Hardy draws on her Christian missionary experience on several continents to create interesting growing-up adventures for teens. Cristina Larson, of Scandinavian heritage but born in Brazil, feels foreign as she and her sister move with their missionary parents to Minnesota. Cris misses life in western Brazil and soon thinks, "no place is really home," as she struggles to fit in at Rum River High School. The story exposes many stereotypes and racial slurs as Cris interacts with her new friends. Her quinze anos, the...

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