Puppet On A String
Odd Girl Out by Melody Carlson is a contemporary Christian novel aimed at girls aged ten and over. It is the second book in the Being Zoey series but can be read as a stand-alone.
Once again the reader sees the action through the eyes of eleven year old Zoey. The book focuses on the first few weeks at a new school where friendships are being established. The reader sees how easy it is to feel lonely in a crowd.
Zoey, as a new Christian tries to balance her responses to situations as she wars between the spirit and the flesh.
Bullying is a major theme. It has always been a problem but today we have the added pressure of cyber bullying through social media. There seems to be no escape.Continue reading