Con-Fidence




      Con-Fidence
Lauren would love to be part of the popular crowd at school, and when an attractive new girl seems to befriend her and offers a chance at popularity, Lauren does not recognize how she is being manipulated. Best Download Kindle ePUB Con-Fidence author Todd Strasser – bluevapours.co.uk

Todd Strasser is an American author ofthan 130 young adult and middle grade novels and novelizations, some written under the pen names Morton Rue and T.S.RueTodd was born in New York City When he was young his parents moved to Roslyn Heights, New York Long Island Todd went to the I.U Willets Elementary school and then attended the Wheatley School for junior high and high school His best subjects were math and science He also liked to read, but he had trouble with spelling and grammar, and didn t do well in English His favorite sports were tennis, skiing and fishing Todd went to college at New York University for a few years, and then dropped out He lived on a commune, then lived in Europe where he was a street musician All the while, Todd wrote songs and poems and lots of letters to his friends back home Finally he decided to try being a writer He returned to the United States and went to Beloit College where he studied literature and writing After college, Todd worked at the Middletown Times Herald Record newspaper in Middletown, New York, and later at Compton Advertising in New York City In 1978, Todd sold his first novel, Angel Dust Blues He used the money to start the Dr Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company For the next 12 years, Todd soldfortune cookies than books In 1990, Todd moved to Westchester County, N.Y During the next few years, he wrote many movie novelizations, including Home Alone, Free Willy, Ferris Bueller s Day Off and Jumanji In 1993 Todd wrote Help I m Trapped in My Teacher s Body Since then he has written 16Help I m Trapped i books, as well as several other series All together, he has publishedthan 100 books Todd now divides his time between writing books and speaking at schools and conferences When he s at home, he likes to spend time with his children and dog, Mac He still likes to fish, play tennis and ski, but his favorite new sport is surfing.


      Con-Fidence
 By Todd Strasser IBN : 0823420612 Format : Paperback – bluevapours.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 154 pages
  • Con-Fidence
  • Todd Strasser
  • English
  • 13 April 2018
  • 0823420612

10 thoughts on “ Con-Fidence

  1. Carrie says:

    This book was okay I thought the way it was written was interesting, as if you were experiencing all the events, although you know you re really looking through Lauren s eyes Is was a pretty good book, but it just bothered me how obvious it would have been tomethat Celeste was manipulating me Also, I felt like the ending was a bit of disappointment view spoiler I kind of wish that Celeste would have been caught, because stealing from the school is KIND OF A BIG DEAL Not just somethin This book was okay I thought the way it was written was interesting, as if you were experiencing all the events, although you know you re really looking through Lauren s eyes Is was a pretty good book, but it just bothered me how obvious it would have been tomethat Celeste was manipulating me Also, I felt like the ending was a bit of disappointment view spoiler I kind of wish that Celeste would have been caught, because stealing from the school i...

  2. PurplyCookie says:

    Popular Krista reigns over the cafeteria as the top DYWYWM Don t You Wish You Were Me girl and Lauren, her former best friend, sits with fellow reject, Tara When new girl Celeste Van Werner comes on the scene, everything changes Her confidence is unmatched even by Krista, and when she claims Lauren as her friend, the shy, tentative girl is ecstatic The two of them work together actually Lauren does all the work and get elected as class co treasurers It takes Lauren a while to realize t Popu...

  3. Patrick says:

    It s a good, quick story for teens about popularity and friendship The con part is multi level, and it s hard to believe there weren tconsequences for the missing school money But the story is relatable and a good one for teens I think.

  4. Rachel says:

    As far as I can tell, Todd Strasser s work is very hit or miss I mean, I loved Impact Zone, and I really liked Drift X, despite the slightly ridiculous issues in both of those series They were both incredibly entertaining I ve read Drift X multiple times, and would read Impact Zone again if I could find it.But Con Fidence Was terrible.It s about a girl named Lauren who, surprise surprise, is unpopular And a new girl comes to her school and immediately becomes one of the most popular girls a As far as I can tell, Todd Strasser s work is very hit or miss I mean, I loved Impact Zone, and I really liked Drift X, despite the slightly ridiculous issues in both of those series They were both incredibly entertaining I ve read Drift X multiple times, and would read Impact Zone again if I could find it.But Con Fidence Was terrible.It s about a girl named Lauren who, surprise surprise, is unpopular And a new girl comes to her...

  5. xXDyingxInside-83Xx says:

    The book Con fidence,by Todd Strasser is an awesome book to me is about a girl named Lauren faces difficult challenges trying to be like the D Y W Y W M dont you wish you were me girls which are Krista queen of clique Stephanie, Judy, and all the rest of the girls But a new girl whose name is Celeste, she wins Lauren s confidence and then abuses over it like she already had planned what she was up to Celeste makes friends with Lauren to take Krista s throne and to win her boyfriend, but she a The book Con fidence,by Todd Strasser is an awesome book to me is about a girl named Lauren faces difficult challenges trying to be like the D Y W Y W M dont you wish you were me girls which are Krista queen of clique Stephanie, Judy, and all the rest of the girls But a new girl whose name is Celeste, she wins Lauren s confidence and then abuses over it like she already had planned what she was up to Celeste makes friends with Lauren to take Krista s throne and to win her boyfriend, but she also abuses ofher spot as a co class treasurer and steals a fortune and buys it to make Reed fall in love with her All in all Krista returns to being Lauren s friend and Celeste wins Reed The setting mostlytakes place in Laurens house, school, the mall...

  6. Satsuki |皐月| says:

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here In my opinion, i think that this book can really relate to someone who suffers from someone who uses and backstabs Lauren is a victim of bullying, when new girl Celeste Van Warner takes her in under her wing, Lauren will find that Celeste is her dream friend Krista Rice, the reigning queen of middle school Laurens ex bff warns her that Celeste doesn t seem right When Lauren ignores her she carries on being her friend, she does Celeste s homework, even doesn t mind when she cancels things las In ...

  7. Ann Marie says:

    I kinda liked itit had a good baseand you could really feel for Lauren once in a while and I really did not like the way the story was as if told to herI did not buy the whole money taken from the bank I mean most every bank in the world has security cameras and I don t know many who would let a middle school student withdraw from a school account that requires two signatures without two people being present and signing in front of the bank rep I also believe the school itself woul I kinda liked itit had a good baseand you could really feel for Lauren once in a while and I really did not like the way the story was as if told t...

  8. Anna says:

    This is a classic coming of age story about female friendships in middle school Lauren, the main character, lacks confidence hence the title and envies the lives of popular girls at her school When the new girl, Celeste, suddenly takes an interest in Lauren, the friendship doesn t exactly pan out very well but Lauren does learn a lot about herself and develops self esteem I really liked the second person point of view I think it added quite a bit to the story once I got used to it I think This is a classic coming of age story about female friendships in middle school Lauren, the main character, lacks confidence hence the title and envies the lives of popular girls at her school When the new girl, Celeste, suddenly takes an interest in Lauren, the friendship doesn t exactly pan out very well but Lauren does learn a lot about herself and develops self esteem I really liked the second person point of view I think it added quite a bit to the story once I got used ...

  9. Carter says:

    Lauren isn t an A lister She isn t a wannabe at the DYWYWM table She is just Lauren who is friends with Tara Then Celeste, a new girl on the A list starts becoming friends with Lauren They hang out a few times and become good friends Krista and Tara both say that there is something weird about Celeste But Lauren doesn t listen When it s election time for student office, Celeste convinces Lauren that they should be co tresurers They win the election but everything goes down from there W Lauren isn t an A lister She isn t a wannabe at the DYWYWM table She is just Lauren who is friends with Tara Then Celeste, a new girl on the A list starts becoming friends with Lauren They hang out a few times and become good friends Krista and Tara both say that ther...

  10. Aimee Garcia says:

    This book is about a girl who is in middle school and is goin through hard things like being popular and stuff like that.So she needs to learn how to find herself.A cool thing about this is that the book makes you as 1 of the characters so you feel what the main character does.Aperson that will like to read this book is a person ho is kinda into low self esteem books.What I didnt like about this book is that it has some mean things but itsz pretty cool.If you woul like to read this book it can This book is about a girl who is in middle school and is goin through hard things like being popular and stuff like that.So she needs to learn how to find herself.A cool thing about this is that the book makes you as 1 of the characters so you feel what the main character does.Aperson that will like to read this book is a person ho is kinda into low self esteem books.What I didnt like about this book is that it has...

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