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The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids

Average rating
4 out of 5
Based on 61 Ratings and 61 Reviews

Book Description
"You can't just be the smartest. You have to be the most athletic, you have to be able to have the most fun, you have to be the prettiest, the best dressed, the nicest, the most wanted. You have to constantly be out on the town partying, and then you have to get straight As. And most of all, you have to appear to be happy." -- CJ, age seventeen High school isnt what it used to be. With record numb... More
Book Information
PublisherDisney Publishing Hyperion Books For Children
BindingPaperback (8 editions)
Reading LevelUncategorized
# of Pages448
Publication Date08/07/2007
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About Alexandra Robbins (Author) : Alexandra Robbins is a published author. Published credits of Alexandra Robbins include The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids, The Overachievers.
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9/17/2009 Julie Rion said:
When my daughter was assigned this book for her junior year summer reading assignment, I picked it up and got hooked from the first page. Although I recognize Robbins' biases in her case study of a goup of high school students from her Bethesda, Maryland alma mater, it completely changed both my dau... more

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