Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Shusterman, Neal.
New York : Dutton Children's Books, 2005
ISBN 0525475540
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Peter Baer is a rich, spoiled brat who is used to getting everything he wants.  And right now, what he wants is the new girl in school.  Tara has moved here from England and everyone wants to get to know her.  She is beautiful and her hair is a long, golden dreadlocks like curls.  She is so exotic looking and is driving everyone wild.  But those who get close to her come down with a mysterious illness.  They become lethargic and apathetic.  Their skin and even their eyes turn a grayish color.  Does it really have something to do with Tara?
SUBJECTS:     Fear -- Fiction.
                        Friendship -- Fiction.
                        Family life -- Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Supernatural -- Fiction.
                        Occult fiction.
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