"Hello, I'm Jerri Blank and I'm a 46-year-old high school freshman. For 32 years I was a teenage runaway. I was a boozer, a user, and a loser. My friends were dealers, cons, and 18 karat pimps. But now I'm out of jail, picking up my life exactly where I left off. I'm back in high school, living at home, and discovering all sorts of things about my body. I'm finding out that though the faces have changed, the hassles are just the same."
Jerri tries to fit in by mixing up a batch of the drug concoction Glint for Poppy, the most popular girl in school... with mixed results.
In order to teach students the responsibility of taking care of a baby, Coach Wolf gives each student a baby.
Jerri's starring role in the school play stirs up a dangerous cocktail of jealousy and regret in her stepmother, Sara
Jerri is told she must help Principal Blackman out by turning snitch and rooting out the school retard if she wants to go on the class trip to Good Time Island.
Jerri falls for a transfer student and later discovers the terrible secret that will keep them apart forever.
Flatpoint High is up in arms to find out whodunit after someone scrawls a racial slur on the wall.
Jerri finds her calling on the debate team, but can she make it through the dangerous physical training for the big competition?
Noblet discovers that Jerri is a violin prodigy and ruthlessly grooms her to become the star he always wanted to be.
Desperate to become homecoming queen, Jerri concocts some unique strategies to eliminate the competition.