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About Becoming Me

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...

About Melody Carlson

Melody Carlson has published over ninety books for adults, children, and teens, with sales totaling more than two million and many titles appearing on the ECPA Bestsellers List. Several of her books have been finalists for, and winners of, various writing awards, including the Gold Medallion and the RITA Award.

Product Details

256 pages | Published by Multnomah

On Sale Date: Aug 10, 2000

Trim Size: 5-3/16 x 8-1/4

Carton Quantity: 24

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I heard somewhere that when you write in a diary you should pretend that you’re writing a letter to a really good friend, someone you trust completely... Click here to download an excerpt from Becoming Me 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. Follow Caitlin 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. Click here to download an excerpt from Becoming Me

By Emily Russell

In Becoming Me, a newly sixteen-year-old girl writes about her struggles with new friends, boys, family problems, and life in general. As she climbs the popularity ladder at school, gains the affection of the most popular boy in school, and discovers a secret that could destroy her family, she shares her innermost thoughts and feelings with her diary. Through this book, readers gain a peek inside one teenager's heart and laugh or cry along...

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By Megan D.

'Becoming Me' is a sweet novel that deals with many of the issues that face today's teenage girl. At first I wasn't sure how much I would enjoy reading a novel written entirely as a diary, but I was pleasantly surprised! In some ways this style of writing is almost more enjoyable to read, because you don't have to wait very long to know what happens next. Also, the story seems to fly by! I think that 'Becoming Me' is a novel that every...

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By Holly Roberts

When I was in high school The Diary of a Teenage Girl series was huge. I remember I even did a book report on one of the books in the series in the 9th grade. For the first time I was reading a Christian teen book that was candid about the struggles encountered. Becoming Me is the first book in the whole series, and features, Caitlin. Caitlin is in high school, and she is beginning to realize how the world her parents raised her in is...

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