"Recommended." (CM Magazine
"A balanced look at social connections, both real and virtual, and the basic need to feel accepted." (KLIATT
"A good high-interest, low-vocabulary read for reluctant female middle-schoolers. Recommended." (Canadian Book Review Annual
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I didn't allow myself to think about what I was doing, because if I did, I knew I would chicken out. I just typed the name and hit Enter. When Linda's high school sets up online chat rooms, she can't resist the urge to visit them. Fueled by interest in a student with the nickname Cyrano, Linda, a girl who suffers from extreme shyness, gets chatty online. Using the nickname Roxane, she gains a reputation as the queen of one-liners. Soon Linda starts receiving gifts from a secret admirer, and she feels like her life might be turning around. But she has a lot to learn about the risks of online anonymity.