by alyson gerber (Author)
- 304 Pages
Clea can't control her thoughts. She knows she has to do her homework . .
. but she gets distracted. She knows she can't just say whatever
thought comes into her head . . . but sometimes she can't help herself.
She know she needs to focus . . . but how can she do that when the
people around her are always chewing gum loudly or making other annoying
It's starting to be a problem-not just in school, but when Clea's
playing chess or just hanging out with her best friend. Other kids are
starting to notice. When Clea fails one too many tests, her parents take
her to be tested, and she finds out that she has ADHD, which means her
attention is all over the place instead of where it needs to be.
Clea knows life can't continue the way it's been going. She's just not
sure how you can fix a problem that's all in your head. But that's what
she's going to have to do, to find a way to focus.
In a starred review, called Alyson
Gerber's first novel, , "a masterfully
constructed and highly empathetic debut about a different kind of
acceptance." With , she explores even
further how, when life gives you a challenge, the best way to face it is
with an open mind, an open heart, and the open support of the people
- Released: March 26, 2019
- Language: English
- Publisher: Scholastic Inc.
- ISBN-13: 9781338185997