Item description for Becoming Me: Becoming Me by Caitlin O'Connor (Diary of a Teenage Girl) by Melody Carlson...
Overview Sixteen-year-old Caitlin O'Conner keeps a six-month diary in which she records the day-to-day events of her life as well as her struggles to understand herself and God's plan for her future.
Publishers Description In the fictional Diary of a Teenage Girl, sixteen-year-old Caitlin O'Conner reveals the inner workings of a girl caught between childhood and womanhood ... an empty life without Christ and a meaningful one with Him. Through Caitlin's candid journal entries we see her grapple with such universal teen issues as peer pressure, loyalty, conflict with parents, the longing for a boyfriend, and her own spirituality. Follow Caitlin O'Conner, a girl much like yourself, as she makes her way from New Year's to the first day of summer -- surviving a challenging home life, changing friends, school pressures, an identity crisis, and the uncertainties of "true love." You'll cry with Caitlin as she experiences heartache, and cheer for her as she encounters a new reality in her life: God. See how rejection by one group can -- incredibly -- sometimes lead you to discover who you really are...
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Studio: Multnomah Books
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 8.27" Width: 5.27" Height: 0.68" Weight: 0.5 lbs.
Release Date Oct 25, 2006
Publisher Multnomah Books
Grade Level High School
Series Diary of a Teenage Girl
Series Number 1
ISBN 1576737357 ISBN13 9781576737354
Availability 0 units.
More About Melody Carlson
Melody Carlson has published more than one hundred books for adults, children, and teens with many on best-seller lists. Several books have been finalists for, and winners of, various writing awards, including the Gold Medallion and the RITA Award. She and her husband live in the Cascade Mountains in Oregon and have two grown sons.
Melody Carlson currently resides in the state of Oregon.
Melody Carlson has published or released items in the following series...
Reviews - What do customers think about Becoming Me: Becoming Me by Caitlin O'Connor (Diary of a Teenage Girl)?
Great Book!! Oct 27, 2008
I am a 32 year old mother who has a soon to be 13 year old teenage(daughter) in my house. She is very level headed and very responsible. I purchased this book of all places at a Salvation Army because I liked the title of the book, got it home and read cover to cover in about a day and a half. I read books with different age ranges just to see what the tween/teen books are about and I have to say I was very pleased when I got into this book...Very educational book on growing up, respecting your body, religion, friendship and faith.Plus in the form of a diary you can not go wrong and won't be disappointed. I loved to read growing up and always had my nose in a book, I wish I would of found these books while I was in middle school/high school. I then found out this is a series and will purchase all the others as well. My daughter loves to read as well, shes just like I was and I will hold these for here for about another year or so (shes still a little young) then let her enjoy them. If she has any unanswered questions and reads this book I'm sure a lot of her questions will then get answered. Trust me as I was a young mother myself I don't think you'd be disappointed with the purchase one bit!! I know I wasn't and came to me as a complete surprise!! It will leave you wanting to go out and purchase the whole series of all the diary's of a teenage girl books!!
Check this out. Mar 31, 2008
I recently purchased this book for my fourteen year old daughter, she told me it was a great book. In fact I am looking at purchasing more in the series. She said it was not too religious for her- she could relate with the main character.
Great for Teen Girl Feb 22, 2008
The book is age appropriate and I read it before I gave to my 18 year old niece for her birthday. She wants to buy the whole set. She found it interesting to read.
Becoming Me Sep 30, 2007
Great teenage stories that draw students to want to read the book. I can't keep the series of books in my classroom. As soon as it's checked in it's checked out by someone else.
About Caitlin Apr 28, 2007
Caitlin O'Conner is a 15 year old girl who has a true best friend called Beanie Jacobs. Caitlin really likes a girl called Jenny who is a popular cheerleader. When Jenny suddenly wants to be Caitlin's friend, she ditches Beanie to be friends with Jenny. Caitlin realizes that Jenny's life isn't too good. Caitlin then has a crush on jock boy, Josh Miller who Jenny is dating. Caitlin realizes then that she needs someone more then being popular, Jesus. She begins to find out more about Jesus and makes most of her dating life but then she remembers about Beanie after she finds out about her dating life but she realizes it's too late for Beanie because Beanie is pregnant. You'll laugh and cry and realize, Caitlin is a true friend.