Title Profile & Character Information

Tales from a Not-So-Smart Miss Know-It-All

Annotation
Nikki Maxwell authors an advice column for the school newspaper in this fifth book of the New York Times bestselling Dork Diaries series.

Nikki Maxwell develops a sudden interest in student journalism that may or may not (okay, definitely does) have to do with the fact that mean girl Mackenzie has started writing a gossip column. And there just might be some juicy info involving Nikki's crush, Brandon, that Nikki doesn't want Mackenzie reporting to the world. So Nikki joins the school newspaper staff--and ends up as an advice columnist It's fun at first, answering other kids' letters. But when Miss Know-It-All's inbox is suddenly overflowing with pleas for guidance, Nikki feels in need of some help herself. Fortunately she has BFFs Chloe and Zoey on her side--and at her keyboard

Characters
NameMaxwell, Nikki
GenderFemale
OccupationStudent

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Humor
Diary
Family
    --Humorous
Coming of age
    --Humorous
TopicsTeenage girls
Adolescence
Peer pressure
Popularity
School
Journalism
Advice columnists
Crushes
Diaries
Female friendship


Series
  Dork diaries
1Tales from a not-so-fabulous life
2Tales from a not-so-popular party girl
3Tales from a not-so-talented pop star
3.5How to dork your diary
4Tales from a not-so-graceful ice princess
5Tales from a not-so-smart miss know-it-all