Gerber, Linda, Lights, Camera, Cassidy: Celebrity. Puffin, 2012. Pgs. 216. Language: G, Violence; G, Sexual Content: G
Cassidy Barnett is 12 and wants to be 13. Cassidy loves her parents and their crazy life style. Her parents are on a reality tv show and travel all over the world for their job. However, lately Cassidy has had a hard time keeping out of trouble. She even stumbles on a crime scene and puts it on her blog. Being in hot water with her parents, being in the middle of a crime, and having emotions for two handsome boys has kind of messed up her comfy lifestyle. Will she find a way to stay out of trouble? Will she be able to choose between the two boys?
This adventurous middle grade novel offers reader some unique looks behind the scenes of reality tv shows the reader cheering on the lively and relatable Cassidy on and at other tines wanting to yell at her. The plot is humorous and engaging. As Cassidy faces up to her own shortcomings, readers will find themselves cheering on the lively and relatable Cassidy on and, at other times, wanting to yell at her. A fun, quick read for girls.