* ShoutOut: ''The Truth About Stacey'' is dedicated to Dr. Claudia Werner. The series features characters named both "Claudia" and "Dr. Werner." The Perkins family is also believed to be based on friends of the author's. At one point, it's noted that they own a lot of children's books because they have a friend who writes and edits them.

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* HeyItsThatGuy: Hey, it's [[Series/TheAdventuresOfPeteAndPete Little Pete]] (no, not [[Literature/{{Gone}} that Little Pete]]) as the red-headed WalkingDisasterArea kid!