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Randle, Kristen D.
New York : HarperCollins, 2003.
ISBN 0060010223
Nikki, Alicia and Sam are good kids.  They are seniors in high school.  All take AP classes and expect to go to good colleges next year.  They are commited to their religion and believe in the goodness of others.  But they also know they are quite sheltered.  They have been best friends forever and now feel that they should find other friends.  Actually, they feel as if they have something to give others.  They decide on a project.  They will each select a person who seems to have potential and change that person into someone who they would want as a friend.   Nikki chooses a computer geek.  Sam chooses a tough girl who wears black lipstick and nail polish.  Alicia won't tell the others who she chooses.  What they don't realize is that the others might not want the same things, however.  How will this experiement work out.  What happens when good kids go Slumming?
SUBJECTS:     Self-perception -- Fiction.
                        Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Family problems -- Fiction.
                        Mormons -- Fiction.
                        Best friends -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        High schools -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.


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