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Read Jonathan Friesen's posts on the Penguin Blog. 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780142412039
ISBN-10: 0142412031
Format: Paperback / softback
(208mm x 140mm x 23mm)
Imprint: Puffin Books
Publisher: Puffin Books
Publish Date: 4-Sep-2008
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Jonathan Friesen

Jerk, California is Jonathan Friesen s first novel. A fourteen-year public school teacher and writing instructor at the University of Minnesota, Jonathan shares his passion for writing with children of all ages including three of his own, whom he home schools. He lives in Mora, Minnesota."

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