Mary Grace, a Sixteen-Year-Old, Finds Home at Boarding School

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Xulon author Debra Burr Downing’s novel portrays true story about moving to a different country, starting in a new school, and finding a place with new friends.

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I have lived through Mary Grace's experiences when my whole family had to adjust to living in another country and I had to find my place in a new school.

Debra Burr Downing’s book Mary Grace and the Clarview Girls ($14.49, paperback, 9781545665305; $6.99, e-book, 9781545665312), is available for purchase.

This novel follows sixteen-year-old Mary Grace as her family moves to Canada for her father’s new work assignment. She goes to Clarview Boarding School, an all-girls school where she meets new friends and has some fun adventures. Though there are trials throughout her time there, with her faith, the love of her family, and good friends, she makes it through.

“I have lived through Mary Grace's experiences when my whole family had to adjust to living in another country and I had to find my place in a new school. Today, I am a high school teacher myself and I see many of these same experiences and struggles in my own students as they struggle to fit into a new school and for many of them a new country” said Downing.

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Xulon Press, a division of Salem Media Group, is the world’s largest Christian self-publisher, with more than 12,000 titles published to date. Mary Grace and the Clarview Girls is available online through xulonpress.com/bookstore, amazon.com, and barnesandnoble.com.

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