Fool's Gold: Color Me Consumed

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NavPress Publishing Group, Feb 27, 2014 - Fiction - 129 pages
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Hannah Johnson is pretty happy as a missionary kid in Papua New Guinea. But when she visits her cousin Vanessa for a summer in America, everything changes.Vanessa and her friends try to catch Hannah up on all the latest fashions, but in the end, Hannah feels hopeless. She doesn't think she'll ever be able to keep up with the rich girls--but that doesn't stop her from trying.In the process, Hannah is forced to come to grips with what she values most: beauty on the inside or beauty on the outside.The sixth book in the teen fiction series TrueColors, Fool's Gold deals with identity, materialism, values, and money. Includes discussion questions.

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Review: Fool's Gold: Color Me Consumed (TrueColors #6)

User Review  - Reading With Gummies - Goodreads

Things on the outside, don't matter as much in the inside. Read full review

Review: Fool's Gold: Color Me Consumed (TrueColors #6)

User Review  - Siobhan Parker - Goodreads

A Quickie Review A fish-out-of-water tale that also is a criticism of American consumerism, Fool's Gold is just the kind of story I like: engaging, easy to follow, and with a blatant moral lesson. As ... Read full review

About the author (2014)

Over the years, Melody Carlson has worn many hats, from preschool teacher to youth counselor to political activist to senior editor. But most of all, she loves to write! Currently she freelances from her home. In the past eleven years, she has published more than 150 books for children, teens, and adults, with sales close to three million and many titles appearing on best sellers lists. Several of her books have been finalists and winners of various writing awards, including The Gold Medallion and The Rita Award. And most recently, she is in the process of optioning some of her books for film rights. Carlson's passion for writing has been greatly focused on teens. Informed and aware of the challenges and struggles teens face today, she writes young adult novels that she hopes will change lives. Her popular series Diary of a Teenage Girl (Multnomah) has sold more than 300,000 copies. Her TrueColors series (Nav Press) focuses on hard-hitting issues such as suicide, addiction, and cutting. Her series The Secret Life of Samantha McGregor explores the paranormal from a godly perspective. And her latest series, The Carter House Girls, offers readers a cleaned-up alternative to the popular Gossip Girl books. She has two grown sons and lives in Central Oregon with her husband and chocolate lab retriever. They enjoy skiing, hiking, gardening, camping and biking in the beautiful Cascade Mountains. www.melodycarlson.com

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