Total Constant Order by Crissa-Jean Chappell
Fin can't stop counting. She's always heard a voice inside her head, ordering her to listen, but ever since she's moved to the Sunshine State and her parents split up, numbers thump like a metronome, rhythmically keeping things in control. When a new doctor introduces terms such as "clinical depression" and "OCD" and offers a prescription for medication, the chemical effects make Fin feel even more messed up. Until she meets Thayer, a doodling, rule-bending skater who buzzes to his own beat—and who might just understand Fin's hunger to belong, and her struggle for total constant order.
Crissa-Jean Chappell's candid and vividly told debut novel shares the story of a young teen's experience with obsessive compulsive disorder and her remarkable resolve to find her own inner strength.
- Publisher : Katherine Tegen Books (October 23, 2007)
- Language : English
- Hardcover : 278 pages
- ISBN-10 : 0060886056
- ISBN-13 : 978-0060886059
- Reading age : 13 years and up
- Lexile measure : 580L
- Grade level : 8 - 9
- Item Weight : 12.6 ounces
- Dimensions : 5 x 1.05 x 7.12 inches
- Best Sellers Rank: #4,945,792 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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