Yasmin Peace has been through a lot in the last year. After losing her oldest brother, Yasmin and her family lose their apartment in a fire. As if that was not enough Yasmin's grandmother is diagnosed with Alzheimer's. Through all of these difficult situations, Yasmin maintains hope. As she heads off to high school, things finally start to look up. She has three great friends, her father is out of jail and finally, all the drama is behind her. At least that's what Yasmin thinks.
Yasmin Peace Series
After what seems like so many years of struggling, life is finally getting back on track. Mom has a great job. Yasmin's and her brother's grades are up. They're all making new friends and have even gotten involved in afterschool activities. And Yasmin's father is back. Wanting to prove that he can bring everyone together he decides to move the family. As a result, the whole house is in an uproar. Though she's grown in her faith, Yasmin is challenged to continue depending on God to help her remain calm through it all.
Yasmin is graduating from the eighth grade and headed to high school. With the help of the LIGHT club, she ends the school year on a positive note, as she learns about self-esteem and true joy. What Yasmin learns will be put to the test over the summer and at the beginning of her first year in high school as she encounters new drama with family and friends. Through it all and in less than perfect circumstances, Yasmin manages to hold on to her hope, keep her head up and experience joy.
Stephanie Perry Moore is the president of Soul Publishing, Inc. a company geared toward expanding the African American presence in the Christian publishing world. She is the author of the Payton Skky series, the Laurel Shadrach series and the Carmen Browne series. Stephanie currently lives in the greater Atlanta area with her husband, Derrick, a former NFL player, and their two young daughters. Visit www.StephaniePerryMoore.com.
In this second book of the Yasmin Peace series, family tensions and school unrest soar to a fever pitch. A school counselor begins the LIGHT club, a club dedicated to helping eighth grade girls deal with issues like gangs, depression, teen suicide, and self esteem. Yasmin discovers that there is hope on the other side of every obstacle—if she holds on to her faith.
The first book in this series deals with the harshness of life's lessons - and for such a young girl. Unfortunately, this is the case for many children. With this series, the author would like to send the message to our youth that even in the midst of calamity, you can always trust and depend on God.Yasmin Peace is growing up fast. After the tragic suicide of her oldest brother, she takes on the responsibility of overseeing what¿s left of her family and through it all, she perseveres.