Amelia's Boy Survival Guide is the thirty-third book in Amelia's Notebooks.
Amelia can’t believe eighth grade is finally here! She knows this will be the most exciting year yet for her and her best friend, Carly. But a lot of the other girls are thinking about one thing, and one thing only: boys. Amelia has never wanted a boyfriend. Crushes are for the silly girls who are always fixing their hair and thinking about shopping and what to wear next... right? But when a nice boy named Gerald appears in her class, Amelia thinks she might like to go to the school dance with him. It would be fun to have someone to dance with-but can she work up the nerve to ask him? What if he says no? Is the possible reward worth the risk? There’s only one way to find out...