How to Make Friends and NOT Be Like Scary Terry. Do you want to make friends and be popular in school? Think of all the bad habits that would make others dislike you, and you would be acting just like Scary Terry! In this Chinese translation of Scary Terry, Scary Terry is a young lady who is unfriendly, lazy, rude, selfish, and angry. She doesn?t smile or keep herself clean. She eats all the wrong kinds of foods and never exercises. Scary Terry has plenty of bad habits, but no friends. Author John H. Cary is a teacher. "I actually observed someone like this and noticed the reactions of those around her." He believes this book is a great way for children to learn proper behavior and good habits. "Life is a school for me and everyone is both a student and teacher." So learn from Scary Terry. If Terry wants to make friends, she must become friendly and kind, and must also take care of herself so others will want to be around her. Remember: It?s not nice to make fun of Terry. If we all smile and take an interest in ourselves and in others, we will feel much better, and will have more friends.