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Strasser used the money to start the Dr. Did the mom take his son to prom?

Meanwhile, their parents fall in love. This is a case where the movie is so much better than the book. In the novel, the characters somehow lacked dimension and while unintentional, I think Strasser was a little heavy-handed in his attempt to moralize the past discussions crdated The Establishment in the context of the Vietnam War.

It’s funny and very superficial.

How I Created My Perfect Prom Date Versus Drive Me Crazy

Nicole is super popular, and in charge of the Centennial dance for Time Zone High. Also, the narration trades off between Nicole and Chase, not every chapter, but every two pages. Todd now divides his time between writing books and speaking at schools and conferences. When him and Nicole team up, he is a very good friend to her assisting her and really wanting to know everything about her and her thoughts. The story is told from alternating points of view between Nicole and Chase.


Our main character takes her childhood friend and tries creater turn him into a popular guy so he can be her prom date. Some elements are the same.

When he’s at home, he likes to spend time with his children and dog, Mac. I’ll always like the movie better though. He still likes to fish, play tennis and ski, but his favorite new sport is surfing.

Chase the next-door neighbor is not so much an activist but very much always trying to make a statement. Oct 06, Lala rated it liked it Shelves: Chase isn’t sure, however, that he wants to be with the popular crowd. But before I start on the actual review, I just wanted to point something out. But when I read the book I was really into the whole concept.

The world crashes for both of them when instead of Nicole being asked by Brad, he crashes into a cheerleader from the opposing team and asks her instead. This is high school cliques at their best. He loves hard and true, not wanting to give up on his relationship with Dulcie, that being the only reason he agrees to a deal.


It was a cute book and a short read. I much preferred Book Nichole.

For the next 12 years, Todd sold more fortune cookies than books. I’m sad I didn’t get to read the original version. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Chase likes to do pranks but he’s clever too.

How I Created My Perfect Prom Date by Todd Strasser

For more book vs. Wing Tip Shoo fortune cookie company. All together, he has published more than books. Dulcie is an activist and her big issue she wants to fight for is protecting lab animals who are tested on.

How I Created My Perfect Prom Date Versus Drive Me Crazy | From Print to Screen

Though here’s a fun thing, if you read the eB It’s amazing that screenwriters were able to make anything of this book. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. That there was forever hoa and forever after and we are some “spit on the sidewalk” somewhere during that time.

Like, an almost unfortunate amount.

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