Homeroom Diaries

By James Patterson; Lisa Papademetriou; Keino Keino (Illustrator)
(Little Brown and Company, Hardcover, 9780316207621, 272pp.)

Publication Date: July 21, 2014

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In James Patterson's first highly illustrated "diary fiction" story for teens, the mega-bestselling author's most endearing and original teen heroine ever proves that everyone can use a helping hand once in a while.
Margaret "Cuckoo" Clarke recently had a brief stay in a mental institution following an emotional breakdown, but she's turning over a new leaf with her "Operation Happiness". She's determined to beat down the bad vibes of the Haters, the Terror Teachers, and all of the trials and tribulations of high school by writing and drawing in her diary. And when life gets really tough, she works through her own moments of uncertainty through imaginary conversations with her favorite literary characters.
Cuckoo's also got a nearly impossible mission: she, along with her misfit band of self-deprecating friends (who call themselves "the Freakshow") decide to bridge the gap between warring cliques and "bring the Nations together". Not everyone is so willing to join hands and get along, but Cuckoo never stops smiling... until one of her closest friends, pushed to desperation by a Hater prank, decides that enough is enough.




About the Author
James Patterson is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many books, including the blockbuster series MAXIMUM RIDE. More than 100 million of his books are in print around the world, making him one of the top-selling writers of all time.


Lisa Papademetriou is the author of the Candy Apple series. Her first hardcover novel, "Sixth-Grade Glommers, Norks, and Me" was named one of the best books of the year by FamilyFun.com. Lisa was born and raised in Houston, Texas and now lives with her family in Northampton, Massachusetts.

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