When scholarship student Nikki Maxwell, whose father is the school exterminator, decides to enter the talent show at her expensive private school, her nemesis MacKenzie threatens to reveal Nikki's status to the rest of the school.
When Nikki Maxwell can't find her diary, she panics and the hunt is on. While she looks, she puts together a list of important diary-keeping lessons to remember in case she ever loses it again. Includes suggestions for fun things to include in a diary.
When Nikki learns of an upcoming skate competition with prizes being awarded to local charities, she tries to find a worthy charity to skate for while simultaneously trying to learn how to skate without falling over.
Nikki's diary describes a frightful Halloween, on which she helps with her sister's ballet class party at the same time she is Brandon's date for their middle school Halloween dance, where she has promised to spend the evening with her two best friends.
When Max Crumbly begins middle school, he finds himself the target of the school bully who likes to stuff him in his locker. But Max won't let his lack of super-human abilities stop him from being the hero his new school needs.