Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple

Lynn, Tracy.
New York : Simon Pulse, 2006
ISBN 1416911553
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Meet high school honor student Thyme Gilcrest.  She is part of the Twenty -- the kids with the top twenty GPAs in the senior class.  She is sure to get in to a great college.  She is bright, popular and really involved in her school.  Doesn't she sound like one of the kids that are really going places?  Well, Thyme has a problem.  She is trying to do so much and take so many advanced classes that she has trouble keeping up.  She has told her parents that she must have ADHD but they don't take her seriously.  When a friend is prescribed Ritalin, Thyme takes the bottle and tries the pills.  Wow, she is wonder woman.  She can do anything.  It's a good thing her friend didn't want the pills.  But what will she do when they run out.  This is a story of a high achieving girl who takes the wrong path.
SUBJECTS:     Drug traffic -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.

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