But the Nightingales were different -- a service auxiliary. So they said.
"Frankly, I think you'd better let it alone," said her mother.
"This is something every girl in school wants to be," Jean said, "every single girl! Do you realize they take only about twenty or twenty-five girls a year? And they're choosing me!"
Another story about the Burnaby family. (from the back cover)
A story of sportsmanship and courage by the author of Senior Year. (from the back cover)
Another delightful story about the Burnaby family. (from the back cover)
This was Sally Burnaby's first inkling that the world does not stop for couples in love ... that there is another side to every "happily ever after" story. (from the back cover)
Curt becomes very attentive to Dinny, and as she wrestles with this pleasant problem, who more agreeable young men seek dates with "Dateless Dinny."
The young lady herself, feeling rather breathless, suddenly is presented with an opportunity to give up that irritating title, and in a way that delights her impish imagination.
"As absorbing to teen-agers as their best friend's diary, this will sit solidly with the love and romance department." -- Virginia Kirkus (from the back cover)
And Dinny's resolution never wavers, until, suddenly, a charming Southern boy named Curt Beauregard turns up at Rosemont High.
"Readers will find [Dinny's] personality endearing, her independence attractive, and her intelligence stimulating." -- Chicago Sunday Tribune (from the back cover)