Color Struck

Color Struck

by Pamela Tuck, Joel Tuck

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BN ID: 2940011911934
Publisher: Joechel Books
Publication date: 06/15/2010
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 146
File size: 236 KB

About the Author

Pamela Tuck is a native of Greenville, NC, but has been a resident of Pennsylvania since 1996. She credits her writing to her upbringing, surrounded by southern storytellers. She began her writing career with poetry in elementary school. Inspired by teachers, family, and friends, she branched out into short stories and plays. She is particularly interested in writing stories for children, from picture books to middle-grade novels. Pamela received the 2007 New Voices Award from Lee & Low Books for her picture book, "As Fast As Words Could Fly".

Joel Tuck is a native of Philadelphia, PA. He joined his wife in the field of writing in 2005, as he became the voice behind "Sheldon". Joel is an avid reader, who studies various writing styles and techniques.

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Color Struck 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 5 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This story will really make you think on what's really important: what you see or what you get. So often we judge by what we see in a lot of things, even people. We just take for granted that a person is on the inside what they portray on the outside; and in most causes, we're wrong. This story invites us into a family that has a strong family unity that starts to crumble because of "personal preferences". Like many families, standards are set and not every member can measure up to them. But is that a reason to isolate or humiliate? Reading this story really brings to light what a family is all about and also shows where the backbone of a family really the heart of those who purpose to stick together.
bettimay More than 1 year ago
this book was very real. I could almost put myself in the room wih each scene. Once i started reading there was noway possible i could put it down. Every middle school should assigned this book as part of their curriculmn. Life itself is brought to life off the pages of Color Struck as it teaches you that their is such a thin line when it comes to prejudice. This book most definetly needs to be on every reader list and definetly apart of the Oprah book club by all means.
Ms-Higginbotham More than 1 year ago
Color Struck is a wonderful book with a powerful message. Prejudice of any kind is horrible but within a family it can be devastating as in Color Struck. Not all families are so fortunate to have a Grandma Bell (loved her). I highly recommend this book to young adults and not so young adults. I'm looking forward to more great, heartwarming stories from the Tucks. A sequel?
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Jazzy27 More than 1 year ago
Reading this book took me back into time. The authors did a great job of describing the characters and making you feel apart of the story. After reading the first chapter, I was hooked and could not put the book down. There were moments where I laughed and cried. The character Grandma Bell was a courageous woman and I will value the lessons learned in this book always.