Item description for Come, My Little Angel by Diane Noble...
Overview In the hard-partying town of Redbud, 12-year-old Abby James prays for one ray of light: a church. To help fund her dream, Abby plans to present her play "Come, My Little Angel" on Christmas Eve. However, when the big day arrives, every man has been called to work, her piano player is drunk, and no audience shows up. Her plan is a complete disaster--or the perfect setting for a miracle.
Publishers Description In a mining town in the backwoods of the High Sierras, Daisy James prays for a miracle.This 10-year-old girl is concerned because people in her town are hurting. And the one who seems to be hurting the most is her own mother, who lost a baby a year earlier. Daisy is filled with sorrow inside because her mother, who used to sing and laugh and talk about God, no longer does any of those things. Now she spends her days silent and resigned. So the little girl decides what her town needs is a church, to touch their hearts and spirits, to remind them that God is there, and that His angels are watching over them all. Daisy dreams up a play entitled Come, My Little Angel, and recruits her classmates to play the roles and her beloved music teacher to provide the music. Despite the obstacles working against her, Daisy perseveres, even when her own faith is shaken, until she finds herself face to face with a miracle -straight from the hand of a God who longs to restore us to joy and singing. And when, at the end of the book, you see what God does for this little girl - and for the mother she loves so deeply - you come away knowing nothing - not one single thing - is impossible with God.
Citations And Professional Reviews Come, My Little Angel by Diane Noble has been reviewed by professional book reviewers and journalists at the following establishments -
Library Journal - 09/01/2001 page 156
Romantic Times - 09/01/2001 page 76
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Diane Noble has published a dozen novels-including "The Veil," recipient of the 1998 Silver Angel Award for Excellence. "When the Far Hills Bloom," Book One in the "California Chronicles" trilogy, was a finalist in the Romance Writers of America s Best Inspirational Fiction category for the prestigious RITA award. Diane and her husband live in the San Jacinto Mountains of Southern California."
Diane Noble currently resides in Idyllwild, in the state of California. Diane Noble was born in 1945.
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Come my little Angel Oct 22, 2001
I decided to read this book based on a recommendation by Liz Curtis Higgs (one of my favorite authors)and I am so glad I did. This book is a wonderful little story about how God honors the faith of a child. I read alot of books and it has been a long time since one moved me to tears, but that is exactly what this one did. It is easy to focus on the bad things in this world, especially now, but this book reminds us that God does care about us and our world and he will answer prayer.
Heartwarming Oct 21, 2001
In 1912 in the Sierras, life is not only hard for everyone, but most people believe they are worse off now than a few years ago. Ten years old Daisy James insists she sees angels, but her two older brothers and her younger siblings look upon her as a lunatic. Still, Daisy believes while knowing that all the townsfolk are sad, especially her mother Abigail, who stopped singing and laughing when she lost the baby last year.
Daisy has a plan to bring joy and God back into the lives of the beleaguered locals. She wants to build a church, but no one heeds the words of a preadolescent female. With the patience of Job, Daisy writes a play, COME, MY LITTLE ANGEL, in which she persuades her peers to participate on the journey back home.
COME, MY LITTLE ANGEL will catch the attention of the reader from start to finish with its "Little Engine that Could" story line to inspire everyone at a time we need books like this. The historical tale never slows down as readers feel the pain of the charcaters and the hopes of the little heroine who refuses to bend from peer, parental, and sibling pressure. Diane Noble provides a noble experience for those readers who need a lift or who want an angel in their life should share the novel with their children.
Aglow with angelic goodness! Sep 30, 2001
A sparkling gem of a story that transcends season and settings! From the first page, COME MY LITTLE ANGEL tugged at my heartstrings, drawing me into young Daisy's magical world, infusing me with her unwavering hope. A timeless classic!