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About Gina Hutcherson
An amusing girl, a bully, a terrible prank, and God.
Eight-year-old Maddie May is afraid to speak to people she doesn't know well. She prefers to stay quiet and avoid all unnecessary attention. She finds herself in an almost impossible situation when she sees the class bully pull an awful prank on the teacher and then blame someone else. Maddie May is the only witness, so she must decide if she can speak up or if she is too afraid. If she stays quiet, an innocent boy will be punished. If she tells what she knows, she may become the bully's next target. She remembers from Sunday School that God promises to be with us, but her fear is so big! Will God really help her do something so scary and hard?
Meet Maddie May in this beginning chapter book, a moral story with Christian family values and wholesome characters. Skilled readers ages 6 to 9 can read about Maddie May’s dilemma alone, or you can enjoy with your child by reading aloud and discussing ideas such as whether faith is relevant to our daily lives and if God always keeps His promises. Other points to consider are how fear, anxiety, or peer pressure can keep us from doing what we should and how we all can make a difference.