A Girl Named Mister

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Zondervan, Aug 24, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 232 pages
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Nikki Grimes, a bestselling author known for titles such as Dark Sons, Barak Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope, and Voices of Christmas has written a gripping book from the perspective of a girl named Mister (Mary Rudine) who finds herself momentarily distracted from her faith commitment to purity by a handsome boy named Trey. After one night of weakness, Mister finds her entire life has changed, even if she can’t yet accept all the changes occurring within her are real. When the emotional scars of losing her innocence are more lasting than she imagined, Mister turns to a book of her mother’s, which contains poems from Mary’s perspective. As both Mister and Mary’s voices play out in the story, a full and meaningful portrait of Christian faith, trust, and forgiveness emerges, along with the truth that God can use even the most unplanned events in our lives for his greater glory.
 

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User Review  - fromthecomfychair - LibraryThing

I'm not Christian, but I found this novel in verse to be powerfully moving. Grimes tells the story of Mister, or Mary Rudine, a 15 year old who finds herself pregnant. Grimes alternates Mister's voice ... Read full review

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User Review  - bowie girl - Christianbook.com

The part that I did read was good, but I had one small problem. When I try to go back and finish reading the book I couldn't get back to it, I couldn't fine it. I,m not sure if I had to read the whole book at once. With my schedule, I can't read a whole book at once. Read full review

Contents

Nobody Told Me and If They Did I Forgot
Silent Lie
Punishment
Ad
Mirror
Sleepless
Bedtime
Good News

Restless
Sophomore Shuffle
Then Came Trey
Outsider
Just Friends
Treys Girl
Dylan Thomas
Into Him
Date
Dont Remind Me
Just Us
Exposure
The L Word
MTV
Losing Ground
In the Name of Love
Amnesia
Treys Place
Later
Thoughts on the Long Walk Home
Sorry
Thought Soup
Instant Message
Wish
New Territory
Email
Lets Talk
Dr Jekyll
DoOver
Phone Call
Vanishing Act
Reality Check
Exit
Pit Stop
The Book
Substitute
In Plain Sight
Stirring Memory
Silent Conversation
Dawn
A Thing to Ponder
Jerusalem City of God
Reflection
Gabriel
Light Show
The Morning After
Betrothed
Interruption
Clarity
Focus
Split
A Simple Question
Choir Practice
Private Matters
A Crack in the Window
FacetoFace
Truth Time
Back to Normal
Switch
I Want to be Alone
Dinner
Haunted
Journey to Judah
Sharing Secrets
Evidence
Shrinkwrap
Hands Off
Close
Guidance Counselor
Shes Right Though
Rehearsal
Queasy
Twinge
Locker Room
Fifteenth Birthday
Squint
Sea Sick
Prayer
Kinswoman
Names
Goodbye
Neighborly
Poison
Team Spirit
Too Tender
Daydream
Wishless
36B
Aftermath
Wrath
Lonely Night
Fat
Comfort
Morning Has Broken
If Only
Fear
Their Eyes
Watching
WarmUp
Slickwillowznetcom
Friend
Gone Shoppin
Soft
FYI
Ricochet
Fog
Movies Popcorn
Birthday
The Last Supper
Devotions
Delirious
Missing You
Options
Fama malum quo non aliud velocius ullum
Plague
Hollywoodland
Photograph
Confession
The Wedding
At Last
Sirocco
Changes
Easy
Her Turn
What?
Why?
Pretender
Teen Mom
Need
On Second Thought
Zombie Prayer
Words Out
Could be Worse
News
Picture Perfect
Self Serve
Six Months and Counting
Heartsound
The Naming
Shadowboxing
Quiet
Cravings
Whispers
Beginnings
Preparation
Adoption
2020
Waterlogged
LaVonne Taylor
Safe Haven
Mothers Day
Proclamation
Journey
What If
Summer Break
Coney Island Blah
No
Special Delivery
The Lord Provides
August Breakfast
Waterclock
Emergency Room
Labor 101
Worse
Eight Hours
Fourteen Hours
The Golden Hour
Sweet
Ishmael
Sam
Beginnings
Acknowledgements
Copyright
About the Publisher
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New York Times bestselling author Nikki Grimes is the recipient of the 2016 Virginia Hamilton Literary Award and the 2006 NCTE Award for Excellence in Poetry for Children. Her distinguished works include ALA Notable book What is Goodbye?, Coretta Scott King Award winner Bronx Masquerade, and Coretta Scott King Author Honor books Jazmin's Notebook, Talkin' About Bessie, Dark Sons, The Road to Paris, and Words with Wings. Creator of the popular Meet Danitra Brown, Ms. Grimes lives in California.

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