The Au Pairs

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Thorndike Press, Feb 1, 2006 - Juvenile Fiction - 371 pages
104 Reviews
Three girls with three agendas and the ultimate destination: the Hamptons.

Summer in the city? Way overrated. Everybody who's anybody in New York City summers in the Hamptons. Mara, Eliza, and Jacqui all want a piece of the action, all for different reasons.

So the girls answer a classified ad to become au pairs. How bad can it be, watching a couple of kids on the beach all day? They've got the swank address, the sweet ride, and an all-access pass to the hottest social scene on the East Coast. It's shaping up to be the summer of their lives.

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Review: The Au Pairs (The Au Pairs #1)

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

Pretty good YA book about three girls working for a rich family in the Hamptons for the summer. Read full review

Review: The Au Pairs (The Au Pairs #1)

User Review  - Nisha Patel - Goodreads

This book was about three teenage girls, Mara, Eliza and Jacqui, who was hired for a summer job in Au Pairs by a very rich family, The Perry family. The story is told from all three of them. Eliza ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

Melissa de la Cruz graduated from Columbia University in New York. She has written several award winning novel series for teens such as "The Au Pairs," "Blue Bloods," "The Ashleys" and "The Angels on Sunset Boulevard." Her adult books include "Cat's Meow" and "Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys." Aside from her books, she has also worked as an editor for fashion and beauty for publications such as Marie Claire and Cosmopolitan.

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