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ISBN13: 9780064472555
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As the Pride of the Panthers, football star Austin Reid is a likable guy, good with the ladies. Lately though, he doesn't like his life — or anything else — so much. And the worst part is that he can't seem to figure out why.

About the Author

A. M. Jenkins received a 2000 California Young Readers Medal and a Delacorte Press Prize for Breaking Boxes, a debut young-adult novel praised for its uncanny depiction of adolescent experience.

The author was also featured as a Flying Starts author in Publishers Weekly. Born and raised in Texas, A. M. Jenkins currently lives in Benbrook with three sons, three cats, two gebils, two fish, and a dog.

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emmejo, July 31, 2010 (view all comments by emmejo)
Austin is a high-school football star, is popular with the girls and has a mother who cares about him, even if she is a bit distracted. So why does his life seem so dreadful? Why is it so hard to drag himself out of bed in the morning? And why is the one girl who he thinks might be able to help him save himself ignoring him and playing hard to get?

This was a very realistic look at the kind of person who suffers from depression, but keeps fighting to hold onto a normal-looking like at the same time. As I have been one of those people, it encourages me to see to a teen-oriented book that deals with depression in a more realistic way then the books that involve someone coming visibly unhinged to their friends and family.

The writing was solid and smooth. The characters were real and gripping, with an unusual amount of depth for a story under 200 pages.
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walterd10, October 10, 2007 (view all comments by walterd10)
to be honest i only read the book because i thoguht it mainly dealed wiht football, because im a football player, but i learned when i started reading that it was about alot more and i thought it was a great book, and i have told alot of my friends about it
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780064472555
Author:
Jenkins, Amanda J.
Publisher:
HarperTeen
Author:
Jenkins, A. M.
Author:
by A. M. Jenkins
Location:
New York
Subject:
Children's 12-Up - Fiction - General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Situations - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Situations - Special Needs
Subject:
Social Situations - Dating & Sex
Subject:
Football
Subject:
Suicide
Subject:
Depression, mental
Subject:
Teenage boys
Subject:
Social Issues - Adolescence
Subject:
Social Issues - Emotions & Feelings
Subject:
Social Issues - Special Needs
Subject:
Situations / Special Needs
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series Volume:
GTR-560
Publication Date:
20030415
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
from 7
Language:
English
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7.08x5.04x.44 in. .27 lbs.
Age Level:
12-17

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