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Douglas is bright. He's trying to start over as he enters high school.
He's a kid with a reputation and his Biology teacher is not going to let
him forget his reputation. As an example of the scientific method, the
Biology teacher decides to document the evidence that proves the hypotheses
-- Steven is clever. Does his past achievements prove this? What about
when he won the science fair and accepted his prize by operating his newest
invention -- a mechanical hand model which he used to make an obscene gesture.
What about when he booked the snake enthusiast at the junior high graduation?
The guy proceeds to get bitten and dies on stage! Granted Steven's achievements
are notorious and he's infamous. Steven is clearly in conflict with the
Biology teacher. BEEN CLEVER FOREVER tells the full story of just how clever
Gifted children -- Fiction.
Teacher-student relationships -- Fiction.
Emotional problems -- Fiction.
High schools -- Fiction.
Schools -- Fiction.
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