Seventeen Wishes

Sunday, August 8, 2010
“Counselors?” Christy squeaked. “Katie signed us up to be counselors?”

Book: Seventeen Wishes by Robin Jones Gunn, Focus on the Family Publishing, 1993
Seventeen Wishes (The Christy Miller Series #9)True Friends/Starry Night/Seventeen Wishes (The Christy Miller Series 7-9) (Christy Miller Collection, Volume 3)
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Target Audience: Girls 15-18
Subjects: Dating relationships, serving, non-believers
Summary: Katie and her crazy schemes. Christy thought Katie had signed them up to attend camp as campers. Then Katie’s parents refuse to let her go and Christy finds herself at camp alone, but not as a camper, as a counselor to a cabin of 6th grade girls! Between trying to deal with the pettiness and bullying of some of the girls towards the others and flirting with the possibility of romance with another one of the counselors, Christy has her hands full! Now that Todd is back from Hawaii Christy can also once again consider possibility of a relationship with him.
Notes: In this book Christy learns a bit about the difference between a flirt looking for a summer fling and a long-term committed friend. Todd may not be all romantic and flirty, but he offers a steady dependable commitment. She also learns a bit about sharing the Gospel and ministering to young girls.
Recommendation Scale: 5
Reviewer: J:-)mi
Proverbs 27:9 - Perfume and incense bring joy to the heart, and the pleasantness of one's friend springs from his earnest counsel.


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