Kissing Doorknobs

 
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Kissing Doorknobs
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March 10, 1998
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0440413141
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During her preschool years, Tara Sullivan lived in terror that something bad would happen to her mother while they were apart. In grade school, she panicked during the practice fire drills. Practice for what?, Tara asked. For the upcoming disaster that was bound to happen?

Then, at the age of 11, it happened. Tara heard the phrase that changed her life: Step on a crack, break your mother's back. Before Tara knew it, she was counting every crack in the sidewalk. Over time, Tara's "quirks" grew and developed: arranging her meals on plates, nonstop prayer rituals, until she developed a new ritual wherin she kissed her fingers and touched doorknobs....

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Kissing Doorknobs was a really great book. It's all about a girl who suffers from OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder) and her struggles of overcoming it. It carries a great storyline that'll keep you hooked. Terry Spencer Hesser really does a great job with the characters in this book, they all show real depth and genuality. It is one I encourage everyone to read!
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