Her birth date is given as June 6, Mandie knew nothing about her family background until her father died. Mandie was soon sent away to live with the Brysons to take care of their baby son. Then her father's old friend, Ned Sweetwater, a Cherokee , came to take her away from the family who treated her cruelly.
In Mandie and the Secret Tunnel , Mandie is reunited with her birth mother, Elizabeth, in a town called Franklin , North Carolina , and learns the truth about her history. Mandie's paternal grandmother was Cherokee. Mandie is proud of her Cherokee heritage, and Mandie soon meets many new friends among the Cherokee people. However several times throughout the series she meets people who tease Mandie because she is part Native American. Many of the books in the series are spent in Cherokee, North Carolina , where she stays with her Uncle and his family.
While she is in Cherokee Mandie always manages to find a mystery to solve. In the second book, Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure , she finds a cave with gold that belonged to a Cherokee warrior. She gives the gold to the Cherokees to help them build a new hospital. The school is in Asheville , North Carolina.
The school tries to teach Mandie how to act like a lady of high society should, but Mandie doesn't mind bending the rules when there is a mystery to solve. In the last published novel, New Horizons , Mandie and her friends attend college at College of Charleston Ladies' College  in Charleston , South Carolina , where Mandie majors in business administration while Celia majors in music, and both minor in English literature and visual art. New Horizons is called "Book One" of the Mandie: Her College Days series, but was the only one to be published before the author's death.
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The Mandie books are Christian in theme. Mandie prays when troubled, and attempts to demonstrate Christian virtues of tolerance and compassion. Mandie is proud to be part Cherokee , and she has a diverse group of friends, including a girl with mental retardation. Some critics have noted that the Cherokee and African American characters are at times depicted sentimentally and as speaking in a stereotypical dialect for instance, Uncle Ned's speech is filled with terms like " happy hunting grounds ", " squaw ", and " papoose ".
She made her home in South Carolina. Leppard died October 5, Stories of her own mother's childhood are the basis for many of the incidents incorporated in this series. Young Mandie series Set before the Mandie series, starting in when Mandie is 9.
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