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Jerk, California

Jerk, California

ISBN: 0142412031

Title: Jerk, California

Author: Jonathan Friesen

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Plagued by Tourette’s syndrome and a stepfather who despises him, Sam meets an old man in his small Minnesota town who sends him on a road trip designed to help him discover the truth about his life.

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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.