10. Spending Thanksgiving at Camp David 9. With her boyfriend, the president's son 8. Who wants to take things to the Next Level 7. Which Sam inadvertently announces live on MTV 6. While discussing the president's dubious policies on families, morals, and, yes, sex 5. Juggling her new after-school job at Potomac Video 4. Even though she's already the (unpaid) teen ambassador to the UN 3. Getting accosted because she's "the redheaded girl who saved the president's life," despite her new ebony tresses 2. Dealing with her popular sister Lucy, who for once can't get the guy she wants
And the number-one thing Sam isn't ready for?
1. Finding out the hard way that in art class, "life drawing" means "naked people"
Meg Cabot was born in Bloomington, Indiana. In addition to her award-winning adult contemporary fiction, she is the author of bestselling young adult fiction, including The Princess Diaries and the Mediator series. More than twenty-five million copies of her novels for children and adults have sold worldwide. Meg lives in Key West, Florida, with her husband.
Wendy S., May 18, 2008 (view all comments by Wendy S.)
I was very disappointed in this sequel to All-American Girl. I really enjoyed the first novel, but I found all the talk about "going all the way" in this second book very disturbing. I really don't think that we need that kind of message going out to young women. I'm very sorry to learn that Cabot's teen books are melding into the adult genre. It is a sad comment on the loss of youth and innocence in society in general.
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