This scrapbook-style novel charts the friendship of Lydia Goldblatt and Julie Graham-Chang as they embark on a quest to study the behaviors and tastes of the popular girls so they can join their ranks in middle school.
They scheme together to invent their first crushes, go to great lengths to obtain a cell phone, and save each other from major embarrassment.
When Lydia starts to become friends with the popular girls she's forced to choose between them and Julie - and the Popularity Papers figures in the center of an epic middle school power struggle.
Their story is genuinely funny and good-hearted with a wealth of funny details.
As they write their own story, their friendship evolves in touching and relatable ways.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 204 pages
- Publisher: Abrams
- Publication Date: 30/03/2010
- Category: Romance
- ISBN: 9780810984219