by Cheryl Diamond
Cheryl went to New York City to try to become a supermodel when she was 14. Everyone said, "Come back when you're older." At 16, Cheryl tried again and was hired by an agency. This is the story of how Cheryl became a model and got to do photo shoots, runway shows, and even New York Fashion Week. It's really hard to become a professional model and Cheryl describes the sneaky business practices; trouble with drugs, sex, and eating disorders; and all the fascinating people she met as climbed her way up in the business. Even a popular model like Cheryl can have her career ruined in an instant with a bad haircut or a bad attitude. Cheryl's storytelling is funny and fast-paced, so this non-fiction reads like your favorite novel.