“The heroine is a likable seventh-grader [whose life] in many ways is like any other girl’s. . . . How [everything] is resolved makes for thought-provoking and satisfying reading.”—Kirkus Reviews
“Carrie’s voice is strong and the author tells a convincing story.”—School Library Journal
“Byalick skillfully personalizes a syndrome rarely dealt with in children’s literature, at the same time telling an appealing story of a likable protagonist whom readers will sympathize with, root for, and learn from.”—Booklist
“Every reader who’s ever known public discomfort (which is likely to be every reader, period) will empathize with Carrie’s struggle.”—The Bulletin
From the Trade Paperback edition.