“When the inspiration for Confessions of April Grace began to grow, I knew I wanted to write the story of a young girl and her family with special situations. Those would include life in the Ozarks Mountains of Missouri and a setting in 1986-1987 — before technology took a strong hold on our lives, when things seemed just a little less complicated. These books have been enjoyed by young readers and the adults who read with them. ” K.D. McCrite
If God wanted April Grace to be kind to her neighbors, He should have made them nicer!
Growing up in the country is never easy, but it sure is funny―especially if you happen to have a sister obsessed with being glamorous, a grandma just discovering make-up, hippie friends who never shower, and brand new neighbors from the city who test everyone’s
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Just when April Grace thought the drama was over . . .
After an automobile accident, Isabel St.James―resident drama coach and drama queen―needs help putting together the church play. Mama insists April Grace and Myra Sue will help. April’s fall is now devoted to spending every afternoon with Isabel and Myra Sue… read more
The last thing April Grace wants is more change in her life―but that’s exactly what she gets!
Plus, April has a new mystery to solve when Myra Sue starts sneaking around and acting very suspicious! From snooty new neighbors to starting junior high to getting a new baby brother to having her grandmother get a boyfriend, April Grace has had enough change to last until she is at least 87 years old. read more
An accident on the road. An unexpected marriage.
A slew of long-term, noisy wedding guests from Wisconsin who prefer sports to romance. A new friend who isn’t what she seems, and another one who is more than April Grace could hope for. The summer of 1987 at the Reilly home is off to a rousing, hilarious start in the continuing
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