Battle between the Flamingoes and Stephanie and her friends to win a
school talent show. Stephanie gets so aggravated at the Flamingoes that she
gets desparate to beat them, and winds up even starting to sound like them.
Finally, Allie helps her calm down and realize what she's doing, and they go
out and win.
By: Doug Fowler
Rating 7.5 / 10
parts of this book were great - the boy of family friends who she feels
funny dating because she can only think of him as a friend, not a date. The
rambling she does when she's upset, including the bizarre ideas of how to
take care of one judge whos being befriended by the Flamingoes (And who sees
through their mean and nasty ways and ends up joining Stephanie's dance team.)
But, given how Darcy knows all about the Flamingoes, is it realistic for
her to join them even for a few minutes? Quitting Stepanie's group for a
while, sure. But...I don't know. Maybe it's been too long since I was in
sixth grade. Maybe girls do that. It just seemed a little unreal for her to
give them the group's name for the Flamingoes to steal, and even their music.
I mean, there were other acts Darcy could join, the show wasn't only them
and the Flamingoes. Still, a really good book.