Go Ask Alice
Go Ask Alice is a diary of an unnamed fifteen-year-old teenage girl whose book title refers to as Alice. She is just a typical girl who writes about her teenage experiences such as her crush Roger, losing weight, troubles in school and a difficult relationship with her parents. Her father has just accepted a new job in a different town, so they will be moving at the beginning of the new school year. It is difficult for her at her new school. No one talks to her and she just feels as if she is an outcast. Soon she meets a girl named Beth and they became very close friends. When Beth decides to go to a summer camp, Alice goes to her grandparents’ house for the summer. While she was there, she met an old friend name Jill who invited her to a party that night. At the party, Alice unknowingly takes the drug LSD and has the greatest experience of her life. She found out later what happened and swore to never do drugs again. As Alice continues to hang around the same people, she experiments with other different types of drugs. She knows what she is doing is wrong and she is troubled, but she has no one else to talk to besides her diary and she returns home to her family. Her old best friend Beth comes back from camp but things aren’t the same anymore. Alice meets a girl named Chris that is into drugs too and they become best friends. Chris’ friends introduce Alice to marijuana and she is hooked. In order for them to get money for drugs, they sell the drugs to other users at school. They also do this to please Alice’s boyfriend Richie and Chris’ boyfriend Ted. When they realized their boyfriends are cheating on them, they turn them into the police and run away to San Francisco. They promise each other that they will stay clean there and not do drugs. They live in a little apartment and have barely enough money to keep them living. They also managed to find jobs; Chris works at a boutique with a lady named Shelia, while...
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