Item description for Cross My Heart (Hidden Diary) by Sandra Byrd...
Overview For once Lucy Larson is looking forward to her summer-what could be better than spending twelve weeks on exotic Catalina Island and sharing the adventure with her cousin? When her cousin's visit is canceled, though, Lucy faces another long summer of tagging along on her scientist dad's boring research outings. Lucy's about ready to pack up and go home. But when she stumbles upon a letter dated 1932, things begin to look up. The writers of the letter mention a hidden diary and give clues how to find it. Lucy dives headfirst into the mystery and sets out to find the diary. It may turn out to be an exciting summer after all!
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Studio: Bethany House
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 7.6" Width: 5.3" Height: 0.34" Weight: 0.21 lbs.
Release Date Jun 1, 2001
Publisher BETHANY HOUSE PUBLISHERS #7
Series Hidden Diary
Series Number 1
ISBN 0764224808 ISBN13 9780764224805
Availability 0 units.
More About Sandra Byrd
Sandra Byrd is a prolific writer of fiction, including the popular Friends for a Season series for teens, and the bestselling Girls Like You and Secret Sisters series for young girls. She is a regular contributor to national Christian publications."" Before she began writing full time, Sandra worked in marketing, sales, and acquisitions for an educational publisher. She and her husband have two children, and make their home in Seattle, Washington.
Sandra Byrd currently resides in Portland, in the state of Oregon.
Sandra Byrd has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Cross My Heart (Hidden Diary)?
Great book! Nov 29, 2006
I grew up reading the Secret Sister series and the Hidden Diary series by Sandra Byrd. Both, in a way, contributed to my childhood. My friend and I would pass them back and forth--our friendship, also, I think grew through these books because we could identify with the girls and their friendship. If you're wanting some warm advice, encouragement, or just some downright girl-fun, you'll love this book!
Cross My Heart Nov 18, 2002
Adolescence is like a roller coaster: there are ups, there are downs, there are times when you stomach fall to the ground, yet there are times when you are totally exhilarated. Lucy Larson takes the ups-and-downs of a young girl's "complicated" life, and relates it flawlessly to its reader. The issues dealth with are realistic and easy to imagine and relate to, even as an adult reader who is past this stage of development. Lucy Larson is a typical, young girl dealing with typical trials. It is interesting to watch as Lucy struggles with decisions about what her summer may include when her parents give her the option to decide what she wishes to do with it. This book clearly depicts how important friendships and relatedness truly are--especially to those in this age bracket--and the emotions that emerge when these needs are not met. Cross My Heart takes a peek at the relationship between daughter and parents, as well as realistically portraying how a teen may deal with situations when Dad and Mom are not seeing eye-to-eye. There is a lot to learn from young Lucy while reading this novel. Christianity plays a minor, almost secondary role throughout the book--until the last few chapters. I feel it would be more worthwhile and meaningful to stretch these ideas throughout the entire book. The last chapter was overwhelming with religious overtones so much that it's easy to lose site of Lucy's current dilemma and overall plot that carried the reader through the book to its happy ending.
Cross My Heart (The Hidden Diary,1) Feb 13, 2002
Iliked this book because it teaches you all about your...Real Friends and People you can Trust. This book kept me so interested in reading I didnot want to put it down. I like how Lucy and Serena are always there for each other and they have a great relationship.
I love it! Jul 29, 2001
I love this book I couldn't put it down! It was so touching! it had a mystery suspence and a tiny bit of romance! all I can say is that I realy love it!I love how at the end of the chapter the author left you hanging to find out what happens next! Im going to get the next book tomarrow! I love it!