The Overachievers: The Secret Lives of Driven Kids by Alexandra Robbins MAG

February 25, 2009
By Anonymous

The Overachievers: The ­Secret Lives of Driven Kids is a book about teenagers who struggle to do well in school. I've had similar experiences trying to balance academics with my social life, so this is definitely a book I could relate to.

You might wonder, Why should I read this? After all, it's about school. Not so; it's also about teens and the stress of ­social factors and trying to ­perfect their lives.

For example, Taylor struggles to fit in. She tries to ­prevent her popular friends from thinking that she is too smart. Another character, AP Frank, is pressured by his mother to do well in school, but he has trouble living up to her high standards.

Overall, this book is extremely addicting, and I would recommend it to all teens. It ­really shines a light on what teens go through every day to manage their lives. Alexandra Robbins definitely captured my interest with this book.

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on Nov. 17 2011 at 5:43 pm
overacheivers annoy me. 


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