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Billerbeck, Kristen.
New York : Revell, 2010
ISBN 0800734394
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Can Daisy Crispin find her perfect date to her senior prom? Or will her parents take every possible chance they get to completely ruin her life? Daisy has spent most of her school years invisible to the popular crowd with her best friend, Claire right by her side. Daisy is A+ smart but when it comes to social skills, she has nothing going for her. Oh and the worst part is she is forced to wear homemade clothes by her inexpensive parents. She attends the local Christian High School in California. Her parent's expectations of her are high. They expect her to attend Bible College after she graduates and become a pastor's wife.

So the countdown begins; Daisy Crispin has 196 days to find her perfect prom date. But there is only one thing standing in her way, and that's her parents. They don't allow her to date or even hang out with a guy, which makes her believes she has no chance. Daisy keeps this pink, frilly prom journal that keeps everyone updated on what guy she is looking at next. She believes that going to prom will ensure she has a little bit of normal in her life.  Daisy is hoping and praying that this guy named Chase, who she has had a crush on ever since he kissed her in kindergarten asks her to prom. But the snob of the school, Amber has him wrapped around her finger since her dad is a part of the government and that's his ticket to the Air Force. Daisy works at this company called "Checks R Us"  Her boss' name is Gil Keegan, who she thinks is super cute and intelligent but too old for her. He is the one who gives her plenty of advice on high school guys. (Which he isn't very good at, by the looks of the way things are turning out)

After work Daisy and Claire plan to have the party of the year. They were hoping this gave them a chance to be in the popular crowd. When it was party time, Max (the guy she met a few weeks prior to the party) was standing outside waiting on Daisy. But for what? After the party went on for awhile something goes wrong. Claire's house caught on fire with Amber inside, so Daisy went after her, but Max stopped her and risked his own life to save Daisy's. Max came out of the burning building holding Amber in his hands, as he falls on the ground unconscious. Amber, Max, and Daisy are all sent to the emergency room at their local hospital. Once everything was over with, Daisy accused Chase of drugging Amber that night at the party, Claire and Daisy went from not being noticed by anyone except each other to everyone hating them, and Max was kicked out of the Christian High School in California, which gave Daisy no chance of getting her perfect prom date for her senior year. Daisy ends up going to prom with her parents, as the chaperones, which is the ultimate embarrassment. Does she receive her fantasy prom date or does she stay a total outcast throughout the rest of her high school and college years?  (Janna Harton,, k-12 student)

SUBJECTS:     Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction.
                        High schools --    Fiction.
                        Schools -- Fiction.
                        Christian life --    Fiction.
                        Christian fiction.

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