ONE of the CROWD Author:Rosamond du Jardin Sophomore year in high school started out for Midge Heydon in a far from cheerful way. Her best friend, Judy, was leaving town and Tom, who had contributed so much to the summer's happiness, was two hundred miles away. It wasn't until the glamorous Sandra became her friend that Midge felt that the winter was going to be anything but dreary. — S... more »andra was the leader of an ultra-smooth clique and Midge was flattered to be made one of its members. Bob, the boy-next-door, viewed this new friendship with disapproval and so did Hans, a student from Germany. Midge found herself in a difficult position-caught between Sandra and her crowd and the simpler group which included Bob and Hans. as Hans grew more and more important in Midge's life, the porblem became more difficult, but it was finally resolved at the Christman Dance at the Country Club.
Rosamond du Jardin has given us again a real heroine who faces a problem that her readers will well understand. "One of the Crowd" is a story of high school life that deals with a situation common to young people whereever they live.« less