Everyone knows that the first year of high school can be daunting. But you will come out of it aliveand this book can help. Inside, four real teens fill you in on the stuff they wish they'd known. Among other things, there's advice on how to assimilate into your new social kingdom, deal with failure, survive the lunchroom, create good excuses, and fake sick days.
Divided into social, academic, and practical sections of advice, Been There, Survived That also includes humorous tips on what NOT to do, as well as funny freshman year horror stories. Sure, cafeteria food is always scary, but high school doesn't have to be.
About the Author
Karen Macklin is a San Francisco-based writer and editor. She has written for more than a dozen publications, including The New York Times, San Francisco Weekly, and Yoga Journal.