Color Struck by Pamela Tuck

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"A deathbed shouldn't be the peacemaker in this family." Fifteen-year-old
Renee Steele never understood what PaPa's words meant, until she's caught in the middle of a growing battle between her two older
cousins. Their clashing attitudes regarding skin tone, trigger a sensitive nerve in their Grandma Bell.

As tension mounts
between the three girls, Grandma Bell detects trouble returning from the grave.
She's determined to stop it, and takes the girls on a quest back in time to do

Her narrative begins with her secret courtship and eloping with Pa-Pa, "Buck
Steele", because their fathers are archenemies. Due to a lack of money, the newlyweds
are forced to live with Buck's parents, Silas and Emma. Grandma Bell's newlywed dreams turn into her worst nightmare, as she begins her married life as the despised dark-skinned daughter-in-law. Her presence does more than anger her
haunts them!

About Pamela Tuck

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Pamela Tuck and Joel are a husband and wife writing team. Pamela Tuck is a native of Greenville, NC. 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 a picture book story entitled "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, when he became the voice behind "Sheldon". Joel studies various writing styles and techniques. He collaborates his research with Pamela's writing, providing essential ideas for character and plot development. Pamela and Joel reside in Pennsylvania.
Published December 18, 2013 by CreateSpace. 148 pages
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Parenting & Relationships, History. Non-fiction

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