We sit down to eat, and the plates look so expensive I'm afraid to touch them. Christopher … Why can't they all live closer? I am in hiding up here in my room because my stomach is so bloated from eating and laughing and talking nonstop that I am in mortal danger of making embarrassing noises in public. Only this time, Nbook, I don't feel like puking. R.L. Ducky has spent the last seven years being a perfect Hogwarts student. It's great that there's a series for teenagers which portrays more to life than little boy troubles and other pre-pubescent junk - but real angst and events that happen to us. My teachers are thrilled that I moved.) Then Mami winks at me and says, "Good thing you're going along, Amalia. When you’re thirteen, having a boyfriend in a band is basically the coolest thing ever. The next chapter following Ann M. Martin’s bestselling Baby-sitters Club series, the California Diaries are the first-person journals of Dawn, Sunny, Maggie, Amalia, and Ducky—five teenagers dealing with the ups and downs of growing up. This is like something from an old movie. And I like being with him a lot. Alex's Suicide Attempt. Boyfriend gift (cologne)? No more. I know I should tell him it's crazy to have a rehearsal three days before Christmas and I have a thousand presents to buy including his and I cannot make it, no way no how, proceed without me. Only Simon's teeth don't show because he's kissing her in the picture. But from now on, you stay under my mattress. But you know me, Nbook. No. Vacation should have started on Friday! I arrive about ten minutes late, which usually counts as early to these guys, and — surprise surprise — they've already started playing. When something like this happens, my mind goes all weird on me. Susan Cheyney GRADES: 1-2. I smile at James, but he's deep into his guitar. My favorite part of this book was the Homecoming Bash.All of the California Diaries are super good. I mutter something like, "Well, it's kind of a busy time.". I don't know what it is — maybe the carols on the radio, maybe the presents, maybe the smell of breakfast and the feeling of being together and happy at our first Palo City Christmas — but I call out, "Okay!" I'm standing there, suddenly alone and totally embarrassed. The words flood into my head right away. About Us The next chapter following Ann M. Martin’s bestselling Baby-sitters Club series, the California Diaries are the first-person journals of Dawn, Sunny, Maggie, Amalia, and Ducky—five teenagers dealing with the ups and downs of growing up. "Hey, where's your Christmas spirit?" Sunny have a pretty special friendship. She's shopping like any other normal person. Besides, we probably are. Eleven-year-old Jonathan just wants to have a Maggie is the third book in the California Diaries series and takes the form of a diary written by Vista Private School student Maggie Blume. . "Yes. With a new stepmom, sister, and baby brother in the house, Kammy’s summer can’t get ... With a new stepmom, sister, and baby brother in the house, Kammy’s summer can’t get California Diaries: Amalia & Ducky 2 Chapter Books Children Teens 6th Grade NEW. How that transformed into "Okay, I guess," I will never know. Everyone thinks she's really working. Of course, practically no one is here, and I don't blame them. And I feel like melting into the Persian rug. Justin Randall is sitting there, so I sit next to him. For a better shopping experience, please upgrade now. We still have a lot of characters open and we're looking for fun, enthusiastic writers and players who are at least vaguely familiar with the California Diaries series. I mean, I've always sort of known this about Maggie. Amalia is probably my favorite character because she's the most realistic for a 13-year-old. Before I met him, I felt so small. "You said you wanted to experience Christmas spirit.". He's still deep into something, I can't tell what, because he's not looking at me. Papi asks if Simon is trying to hint at something, which embarrasses Simon and Isabel and they both laugh too hard. Amalia (The California Diaries) by Martin, Ann M. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at AbeBooks.co.uk. Anyway, the idea is so ridiculous, I start to laugh. I control myself. Like I'm hopelessly boy-crazed and can't help myself. I'll deal with it. I have been writing in you since September, Nbook. Sign in to check out Check out as guest . Which is fine, because my relatives will be gone by then. Like I'm really interested in stealing the guy that Maggie is interested in, right in front of the whole group, in her absence. A sortable list in reading order and chronological order with publication date, genre, and rating. But actually, my favorite COUPLE to read about might actually be a tie between Amalia/Brendan and Maggie/Tyler in CA Diaries. I say a few words to him, like, "I can't believe there's another fool here 2 days before Christmas.". Get this from a library! James has really changed my life. Palo City University is a California Diaries-verse RP set seven years after the ending of the series. Hey, Nbook. I'm in my room, wrapping presents I bought for Mami and Papi. I try to explain. James — ????? I wonder if she's acting when she smiles at everybody and takes orders from Mr. and Mrs. Blume. I race through the Vista Hills Mall at warp speed. Available on Compatible NOOK Devices and the free NOOK Apps. The item you've selected was not added to your cart. Isabel, if you are reading this, you are the witch sister of Christmas Present and I hope you melt into the carpet with Big Tooth Lover Boy standing over you and crying his guts out. Marina — Science fiction book, not related to Star Wars or Star Trek. What is he talking about? You Save 25%. ", I figure he didn't see me come in. "Just a little something for the holiday.". Tonight, Nbook, I see the outside for the first time. I have decided he is a nice guy. She gets Christmas cards from her old teachers in San Diego. Which seems weird to me but I don't say anything. Maggie — Oh, just something that the daughter of Hayden Blume the gazillionaire movie producer might not have. I mustn't be greedy. Please. "Keep your hands off.". ", Simon grimaced. 4) by Ann M. Martin: book 4: Ducky (California Diaries #5) by Ann M. Martin: book 5: Diary One: Dawn, Sunny, Maggie, Amalia, and Ducky (Five-in-One California Diaries) by Ann M. Martin: Omnibus 1-5: Sunny, Diary Two (California Diaries) by Ann M. Martin: book 6: Dawn, Diary Two (California Diaries, No. In her first California Diary, Amalia revealed the pain of dealing with her boyfriend James, who was abusive and threatening. Although Alex isn't a main character in the series, he's mentioned often … . Luckily, her friends are there to help her through the hard times . The next chapter following Ann M. Martin’s bestselling Baby-sitters Club series, the California Diaries are the first-person journals of Dawn, Sunny, Maggie, Amalia, and Ducky—five teenagers dealing with the ups and downs of growing up. Meet thirteen-year-old Dawn Schafer, ... Two sisters discover startling secrets in their mother’s old journal in this “poignant” novel by ... Two sisters discover startling secrets in their mother’s old journal in this “poignant” novel by The house is at the top of this canyon. Mr. Blume laughs and says, "It's catered." Amalia (California Diaries) by Ann M. Martin, October 1998, Scholastic edition, Paperback in English Another public kissyface scene between the Saint and the Teeth. Her novel. "Maggie can't be there to sing.". I hate writing, so I draw a lot. Mami kept offering her food, but she wouldn't eat one thing. One moment—that’s all it takes to lose faith in everyone. When the group breaks, I walk up to James. With a unique diary page design, the California Diaries series is an intimate look at preteen life in the '90s. Would I have kissed him 2 times? I start to speak and I sound like a total idiot. So what if he thinks we're boyfriend — girlfriend? She told him he should call me. And everything I write is so POLITE. Isabel rests her head on his shoulder. Teenager Amalia Vargas finds the courage to be true to herself in this spin-off from the Newbery Award–winning author’s Baby-sitters Club series. ), Simon smiles. The California Diaries series is a spin-off of Ann M. Martin's The Baby-Sitters Club. 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