Ask Me If I Care

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Fawcett Juniper, Apr 12, 1986 - Fiction - 192 pages
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Jenny is fourteen when she moves from her mom's house in Florida to her dad's in New York. It's hard starting over -- new family, new school, new friends. Then Jenny meets Pete McCaffrey, the mysterious boy next door. Stay away from him, everyone warns her, he's trouble. He's already got a girlfriend. And he deals drugs. But Jenny needs someone to lean on, so she ignores their advice. Pretty soon, Pete's hooked on Jenny. And Jenny is hooked on drugs. She knows she's in over her head. The question is, can she get out?

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User Review  - Shannon820 - Goodreads

I read this book four or five times when I was in middle school. I was enthralled by it. For whatever reason, I've never forgotten about this book and the lessons it taught. I'm not saying it's the ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kamille - Goodreads

I adored this book when I was around 11 years old. I am rereading it now after about 30 years. So far so good. Read full review


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H. B. Gilmour was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1939. Before becoming a full-time writer in 1995, she worked at E. P. Dutton, Bantam Books, and Scholastic. She was the author of more than 50 books including So Long, Daddy; The Muppets Take Manhattan; novelizations of the movies Saturday Night Fever and Pretty in Pink; and several titles based on the Clueless movie and television series. She died due to complications from lung cancer on June 21, 2009 at the age of 69.

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