TrueColors Series by Melody Carlson

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  • Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely (TrueColors #1)
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    Dark Blue: Color Me Lonely (TrueColors #1)

    Melody Carlson

    · 14 ratings · published 2003

    Kara Hendricks and Jordan Ferguson have been best friends since kindergarten. That is until Jordan started hanging out with a new "cool" crowd and decided Kara was a popularity liability. Devastated, Kara feels betrayed and abandoned by everyone--even God. Yet for all the hurt and insecurity, these dark blue days contain a life-changing secret. Kara has the chance to discover something about herself that she never knew before... more

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  • Deep Green: Color Me Jealous (TrueColors #2)
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    Deep Green: Color Me Jealous (TrueColors #2)

    Melody Carlson

    · 14 ratings · published 2004

    Jordan Ferguson and Shawna Frye became good friends when Jordan made cheerleader. But when Timothy suddenly dumps Shawna to start seeing Jordan, rumors fly. Shawna gets her revenge, first by smearing Jordan's reputation, then by tempting Timothy with an offer he can't refuse. Jordan feels absolutely green with envy--so much so that she considers doing everything in her power to get Tim back. Everything. This second book in the teen fiction series TrueColors deals with jealousy and relationships... more

  • Torch Red: Color Me Torn (TrueColors #3)
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    Torch Red: Color Me Torn (TrueColors #3)

    Melody Carlson

    · 12 ratings · published 2004

    Zoe is certain she's the only teenager on the planet who's still a virgin--okay, except for maybe abstinence queen Casey Renwick. The talk in the locker room makes sex sound so great--and maybe it is--but Zoe isn't so sure. The new girl in school, Shawna Frye, has done it, although she's the one girl who doesn't say much about it. Maybe I should just do it and get it over with. When jock-boy Justin Clark asks Zoe out, she wonders if he could finally be the one... more

  • Pitch Black: Color Me Lost (TrueColors #4)
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    Pitch Black: Color Me Lost (TrueColors #4)

    Melody Carlson

    · 12 ratings · published 2004

    If Morgan thought her life was tough before--what with a drug-addicted, klepto brother and a cradle-robbing mother--it just got worse: Her friend Jason took his own life. Morgan copes--or tries to--by attempting to piece together vague clues that might explain Jason's suicide. Making matters worse, she can't help but feel responsible somehow. Sometimes she thinks maybe Jason had the right idea all along... more

  • Burnt Orange: Color Me Wasted (TrueColors #5)
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    Burnt Orange: Color Me Wasted (TrueColors #5)

    Melody Carlson

    · 12 ratings · published 2004

    Amber Conrad has a problem. Her youth group friends Simi and Lisa won't get off her case about the drinking parties she's been going to. Amber chalks it up to jealousy and just pokes fun at their concern. Even though she secretly wonders if they might be right. Everyone does it. What's the big deal. Up until her senior year, Amber has been the model of perfection, just like her dad, Pastor Conrad, taught her to be... more

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

    Melody Carlson

    · 10 ratings · published 2005

    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... more

  • Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred (TrueColors #7)
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    Blade Silver: Color Me Scarred (TrueColors #7)

    Melody Carlson

    · 14 ratings · published 2005

    Ruth Wallace knows she can only hide the scars on her arms for so long. Cutting herself doesn't make her problems disappear, but at least it helps her cope. Ruth needs to find some way, "any" way, to heal her scars--the ones she hides and the ones she can't--before something terrible happens. The seventh book in the TrueColors teen fiction series, "Blade Silver" deals with cutting, guilt, psychology, and healing. Includes discussion questions.

  • Bitter Rose: Color Me Crushed (TrueColors #8)
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    Bitter Rose: Color Me Crushed (TrueColors #8)

    Melody Carlson

    · 10 ratings · published 2005

    Maggie blames her mom for the family's disintegration. "She?s driven him away with her constant nagging and complaining and arguing. Honestly, who could stand to live with that woman?" she vents to her friend Claire. However, there's more to the story, and Maggie desperately wants to know the truth?something nobody seems willing to tell her.

  • Faded Denim: Color Me Trapped (TrueColors #9)
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    Faded Denim: Color Me Trapped (TrueColors #9)

    Melody Carlson

    · 12 ratings · published 2006

    A slightly overweight student deals with a treacherous slide into bitterness. All of Emily's friends seem so perfect. They're skinny and pretty, and, of course, are fun and flirty to boot. Especially Leah, who, as Emily remembers it, used to be the chubby girl in school. Now Leah is on her way toward becoming America's next top model. Literally. Why can't I look like her? Emily loathes her slightly overweight body, her insecure personality, and sometimes even her "perfect" friends... more

  • Bright Purple: Color Me Confused (TrueColors #10)
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    Bright Purple: Color Me Confused (TrueColors #10)

    Melody Carlson

    · 10 ratings · published 2006

    Jessica LeCroix drops a bomb on her best friend, Ramie: "I'm a lesbian." Ramie Grant cannot believe her ears. Jess!? Her best friend, her teammate . . . a homosexual? Before long other girls on the basketball team find out, and little jokes become vicious attacks. In the end, Ramie must decide if she will stand by Jessica's side or turn her back on a friend in need. The tenth book in the teen fiction series TrueColors, Bright Purple examines the subjects of sexuality, identity, and forgiveness... more

  • Moon White: Color Me Enchanted (TrueColors #11)
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    Moon White: Color Me Enchanted (TrueColors #11)

    Melody Carlson

    · 10 ratings · published 2007

    Heather's curiosity in Wicca brings new confidence and reassurance, but alienates her from others. Even so, this enchanting path seems harmless, even helpful. But when terrifying things begin to happen that Heather can't explain, it becomes clear that she has less control over her world than ever before. The eleventh book in the TrueColors teen fiction series, this book discusses spiritual warfare, tragedy, anger, and more.

  • Harsh Pink: Color Me Burned (TrueColors #12)
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    Harsh Pink: Color Me Burned (TrueColors #12)

    Melody Carlson

    · 10 ratings · published 2007

    Kendra, the most popular girl in school, decides to make Reagan part of her elite crew. But Reagan finds that acceptance has a steep price, as her new friends make life miserable for anyone who gets in their way. And after a tragic accident and party gone too far, can Reagan make the right choices? The twelfth book in the TrueColors fiction series, Harsh Pink goes deeper into important teen issues such as peer pressure, relationships, identity, and values.

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