The Pistachio Prescription
Cassie's not really sure how it started, but eating pistachio nuts always makes her feel better. Whenever her parents have a shouting match, the pressure of running for freshperson class president gets overwhelming, or her beautiful (and short) sister calls her a giraffe, grabbing a handful of red nuts somehow helps. Cassie has medicine for her asthma attacks; why not have a prescription for unhappiness attacks?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - satyridae - LibraryThing
I liked Cassie a lot. Her voice was true and believable, wavering there on the edge of growing up. This is an Issue Book but it manages to not be particularly pointed or preachy. I found parts of it poignant and parts laugh-out-loud funny. Nicely done, but certainly a period piece now. Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - RGQuimby - LibraryThing
Short but sweet and much less dated than "The Cat Ate My Gymsuit," although they were both written in the seventies. Possibly better than Danziger's first book, this novel has a tighter narrative and ... Read full review