invert's 'Nama Beach High fiction series for mid-teens deals with the challenges, problems, and excitement of becoming young women of faith. In the third book in the 'Nama Beach High series, Laura Duffy and her friends learn important lessons about the power of God's love to overcome hate and fear. When an immigrant family moves into Laura's neighborhood and is branded by epithets of "terrorist" and worse, Duffy comes to grips with her own perceptions and those of others. Tempted to get swept up in the frenzy, she's empowered by love to risk persecution_from Christians and non-Christians_to protect the newcomers and exercise her faith. In the meantime, "God the Loving Father" becomes a difficult concept after her friend KJ's parents_a verbally abusive father and a difficult mother_divorce. Duffy and Celeste minister to her and come to understand the meaning of "laying down your lives for your friends." They discover that maturing as young women means learning how to nurture not just lead. Upside-down. Turned around. Sound like a typical day for you? invert books meet you where you are_in the twisted, flipped around places in your life. You've got so many relationships to focus on_God, others, and even yourself_invert books will help you figure out how to give yourself fully to all of them. invert tackles the difficult topics that are important to you_and will help you turn to focus on God more clearly.
Type: Paperback ()
Category: Books > Teen
ISBN / UPC: 9780310251828/0310251826
Publish Date: 9/1/2004
Item No: 26740