b'To my daughter Erin, This book is a work of fiction. Any references to historical events, real people, orthe original, slightly insecure Dork,real places are used fictitiously. Other names, characters, places, and events are thewho grew up to beproduct of the authors imagination, and any resemblance to actual events or places ora bold, brainy, and beautiful Dorkpersons, living or dead, is entirely coincidental.ALADDIN*An imprint of Simon &Schuster Childrens Publishing Division*1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020*First Aladdin hardcoveredition June 2012*Copyright2012 by Rachel Rene Russell*All rights reserved,including the right of reproduction in whole or in part in any form.*ALADDIN isa trademark of Simon & Schuster, Inc., and related logo is a registered trademark of Simon & Schuster, Inc.*DORK DIARIES is a registered trademarkof Rachel Rene Russell*For information about special discounts for bulkpurchases, please contact Simon &Schuster Special Sales at 1-866-506-1949 or business@simonandschuster.com.*The Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau can bringauthors to your live event. For more information or to book an event contact the Simon & Schuster Speakers Bureau at 1-866-248-3049 or visit our website at www.simonspeakers.com.*Designed by Lisa Vega*The text of this book was set inSkippy Sharp.*Manufactured in the United States of America 0520 LSC*201918 Full CIP data for this book is available from the Library of Congress * *ISBN 978-1-4424-1192-0*ISBN 978-1-4424-1193-7 (eBook)'