224 pages, 8.75 × 6.35 × 0.68 in
September 29, 2006
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 1576839508
ISBN - 13: 9781576839508
About the Book
"Bright Purple" addresses the sensitive issue of homosexuality as bestselling author Carlson delicately tells a story of both grace and truth that's sure to spark important discussions among students and youth group leaders.
From the Publisher
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. Includes discussion questions.
About the Author
Melody Carlson was born in San Francisco, California on March 2, 1956. She graduated from Lane Community College. Before becoming a Christian author, she volunteered in teen ministry, taught preschool, and worked briefly in interior design and in international adoption. She has written over 200 books for children, pre-teens, young adults, and adults including Revell, Finding Alice, The Christmas Bus, the Diary of a Teenage Girl series, and the Carter House Girls series.