This is the poignant and uplifting story of Maeve, who is dealing with anxiety while falling in love with a girl who is not afraid of anything. Think positive. Don't worry; be happy. Keep calm and carry on. Maeve has heard it all before. She's been struggling with severe anxiety for a long time, and as much as she wishes it was something she could just talk herself out of, it's not.
Winner of the Arthur Ellis YA Award and the International Children's & Youth Literature White Ravens Award.
Fifteen-year-old Zoe is new in town. The first person she meets is Beck, the leader of The Beckoners-with this ruthless gang of girls 'it doesn't matter if you beckon or not, they come calling when they want.' Out of fear and curiosity, Zoe is initiated but then can't escape their intimidation. She gets help from unlikely sources, but is there time to help the tormented April aka Dog?