“The Adventures of Andi O’Malley” series by Celeste M. Messer incorporates the idea of making ripples in the water of life — that by doing a good deed for one person, that person will do a good deed for another, and so on. Andi O’Malley, her family and friends, the eccentric Miss Bluebonnet, Andi’s guardian angel Jelly Roll, and an assortment of other angels and villains will keep young readers interested and anxious to read the next book. These books handle sensitive issues that all children will eventually face in real life, and provide parents and teachers with a wonderful starting point for conversations with young ones. |
The Broken Wing (ISBN 0-9702171-1-0)
Andi is visited by a little angel who needs her help in more ways than one. The angel has broken her wing in a mid-air collision with another, larger angel and desperately needs Andi to hide her while she heals. Rather than hide her, Andi brings the little angel to school with her where no one could have expected the lessons they would learn!