By Jonathan Friesen
(Puffin Books, Paperback, 9780142412039, 327pp.)
Publication Date: September 4, 2008
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This Schneider Family Book Award winner changed the face of Tourette's Syndrome for modern teens. Wrought with tension, romance, and hope, "Jerk, California" tells the story of Sam, who sets out on a cross-country quest to learn the truth about his family and his inherited Tourette's Syndrome, along the way finding both love and acceptance.
-Compelling.+ -School Library Journal
-Emotionally rewarding and effective.+ -VOYA
-Like any good road story, there are enough corners and bends to keep readers eagerly anticipating what lies ahead at the journey+s end.+ -Booklist