It's the start of eighth grade, and Maggie has more drama than ever. She finds out that her beloved swim team might be cut due to funding. Immediately, she's elected to save the team. Maggie has no idea how to beat the Water Wings, the most popular girls in school and her arch nemeses.
Her best friend comes to her house one day armed with ideas on how to make the swim team stand out. Maggie and Aimee come up with a plan, but Maggie's worried about Aimee and something she read that could change her friend's life. Why isn't Aimee saying anything?
Pound Patrol is still going strong, with more kids enrolled than ever before.
Plus, Maggie has her first boyfriend - her friend, Arnie. Now that they've confessed their feelings, it's time to take their relationship to the next level. Maggie and Arnie are comfortable talking about almost anything, until this newfound status makes them shy around each other. Maggie wonders why Arnie isn't kissing her and what she's doing wrong.
Normally, Maggie schedules out her entire day but little things keep throwing off her schedule, leaving her frustrated, busy, and unable to enjoy life as it comes. Will Maggie collapse under all this stress? How can she enjoy her first boyfriend with all the craziness in her life?
The third book in this delightful series is a sweet tale about a first boyfriend and the awkwardness and joys of dating your best friend.
Reviewed by: Jennifer Rummel