Tuesday, July 27, 2010

The Skin You’re In - Book Review

It is time for a FIRST Wild Card Tour book review! If you wish to join the FIRST blog alliance, just click the button. We are a group of reviewers who tour Christian books. A Wild Card post includes a brief bio of the author and a full chapter from each book toured. The reason it is called a FIRST Wild Card Tour is that you never know if the book will be fiction, non~fiction, for young, or for old...or for somewhere in between! Enjoy your free peek into the book!

You never know when I might play a wild card on you!

Today's Wild Card author is:

and the book:

Zonderkidz (April 9, 2010) 

***Special thanks to Pam Mettler of Zondervan for sending me a review copy.***


Nancy Rue has written over 100 books for girls, is the editor of the Faithgirlz Bible, and is a popular speaker and radio guest with her expertise in tween and teen issues. She and husband Jim have raised a daughter of their own and now live in Tennessee.

Visit the author's website.

Product Details:

List Price: $7.99
Reading level: Ages 9-12
Paperback: 144 pages
Publisher: Zonderkidz (April 9, 2010)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0310719992
ISBN-13: 978-0310719991

Press the browse button to view the first chapter:

My thoughts:
This is an awesome book! I have a young daughter who is already being influenced by television and her peers at school. I think she's beautiful just the way she is. Yes, she may be a little on the skinny side but she's perfect to me. When she looks in the mirror she thinks her brown hair should be blonde and she needs to have a different look and different clothes. She's not even 7 yet! That's so scary to me. What have we been pushing at these young girls? And the really bad part is it's just going to get worse. This will be a great book for helping her to realize the beauty in what she has.

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