Publication Date: 02/07/2020 ISBN: 9780702304323 Category:

You Should See Me in a Crown

Leah Johnson

Publisher: Scholastic
Publication Date: 02/07/2020 ISBN: 9780702304323 Category:
Paperback / Softback




The very first book pick for Reese Witherspoon’s
YA Book Club! ‘[A] super funny, joyful story that’ll
have you reliving your high school prom days!’ –
Reese’s YA Book Club.
Becky Albertalli meets Jenny Han in a smart, hilarious,
black girl magic, own voices rom-com by fantastic debut talent,
Leah Johnson.
Liz has always believed she’s too black, too poor, too awkward
to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed town. But Liz
has an escape plan to attend an uber-elite college, play in their
world-famous orchestra, and become a doctor. But when the financial
aid she was counting on unexpectedly falls through, Liz’s plans
come crashing down . . . until she’s reminded of her school’s
scholarship for prom king and queen.

There’s nothing Liz wants to do less than endure a gauntlet of
social media trolls, catty competitors, and humiliating public events,
but despite her devastating fear of the spotlight she’s willing
to do whatever it takes to get to college. The only thing that
makes it halfway bearable is the new girl in school, Mack. She’s
smart, funny, and just as much of an outsider as Liz. But Mack
is also in the running for queen. Will falling for the competition
keep Liz from her dreams . . . or make them come true?

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