The Girl In The Mall

Rated 5.00 out of 5 based on 1 customer rating
(1 customer review)

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Description

Life hasn’t been easy for fifteen-year-old Andi. When tragedy strikes, Andi runs away, and the Eaton Centre in downtown Toronto seems a good place to call ‘home.’ But after a few short weeks, Andi realizes life in the mall isn’t all she thought it would be.

Fifteen-year-old Noah is shocked when he sees a girl in the mall’s food court taking food from other people’s trays. Determined to help, he befriends Andi, who, in exchange, makes him promise to keep her secret.

As Andi’s situation becomes dire, both Andi and Noah know she can’t keep living like this. Can Noah convince Andi to finally get help? And, can Andi convince herself that she not only needs help, but deserves it as well?

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Weight 0.68 lbs
Dimensions 6 x .5 x 9 in

1 review for The Girl In The Mall

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Mary M. Cushnie-Mansour

    R. Jetleb, a new author to the book world, has come up with another winner. Her first book, “What About Hailey,” won a five star rating from me – her new book, “The Girl in the Mall” also deserves a five star rating.

    Jetleb writes of social issues our youth face and she does it with heart and creativity. Set in Toronto, Ontario at the Eaton Centre, we are taken and absorbed into the life of fifteen-year-old Andi. When Andi arrives home one night after school and finds her alcoholic grandmother – her only living relative – dead, rather than be put into foster care again, as she was when her mother died, she runs away and lives in the mall. However, life in the mall isn’t as great as Andi thought it would be.

    Enter fifteen-year-old Noah, a teen who sees Andi taking food from other people’s trays in the food court, and he makes it his mission to help Andi. She begins to trust and depend on Noah, but she doesn’t know that his parents take in foster daughters, and when she finds out, she feels betrayed.

    Despite everything that is happening, as Andi’s situation becomes dire, can Noah convince Andi to finally get help, and can Andi ever feel that she is worthy of that help?

    Jetleb’s positive outlook on life comes out loud and clear in her writing. She writes stories with heart-wrenching story-lines, but always comes up with a happy ending. “The Girl in the Mall” is a must-read for all teens between 13 and 18, and even for adults to re-enter a world that so many times we try to deny exists.

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