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Fredricks, Mariah .
New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, 2006
ISBN 068986938X
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Leo, Max, Daisy, and Jane couldn't be more different. In their high school, Leo is the typical jock and heartthrob. Max is one of the brightest, but also the school's geek. Daisy is the lovable girl that everyone falls for. Jane is the famous celebrity's daughter. What happens when you put all these people together? You get a SAT study group.

When word gets out that someone cheated on the SATs, the study group comes under suspicion. Leo needs to do well in order to get a scholarship into Yale. Max has to impress his dad. Daisy needs to help her struggling family. Jane will do anything to help her mom's social status. So who really cheated? Find out in this epic realistic fiction novel by Mariah Fredericks, Crunch Time. Filled with suspense, love, betrayal, lies, and friendship among the most different people, I rate this book with an interest of 8/10 for 6th graders.  (Winna W., student)

SUBJECTS:     Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        SAT (Educational test) -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.

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