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Not much, just chillin

the hidden lives of middle schoolers

by Linda Perlstein

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  • 38 Currently reading

Published by Farrar, Straus and Giroux in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Middle school students,
  • Psychology,
  • Adolescent psychology,
  • Teenagers

  • About the Edition

    An education reporter for the Washington Post examines the middle school years, exploring issues of anxiety, conformity, and rebellion common to this age group.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [257]-260) and index.

    StatementLinda Perlstein
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHQ796 .P46157 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 260 p. ;
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24753756M
    ISBN 100374208824
    ISBN 109780374208820
    LC Control Number2003003705
    OCLC/WorldCa51722740

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