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You Should See Me in a Crown

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Becky Albertalli meets Jenny Han in a smart, hilarious, black girl magic, own voices rom-com by a staggeringly talented new writer.

Liz Lighty has always believed she's too black, too poor, too awkward to shine in her small, rich, prom-obsessed midwestern town. But it's okay -- Liz has a plan that will get her out of Campbell, Indiana, forever: attend the uber-elite
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Hardcover, 336 pages
Expected publication: June 2nd 2020 by Scholastic Press
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Dylan
This queer boy from indiana can't wait to read about a queer girl from indiana as she falls in love with her competition in a beauty pageant??? i'm???
Camryn
Dec 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wow, I'm tearing up. I wish I'd had this when I was fourteen.
faith ✨
if you know me, it would be obvious as to why I immediately added this to my TBR after reading the title but SAPPHIC BLACK GIRL FALLING IN LOVE @ PROM I NEED

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AJ
Jun 04, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: lgbtq, poc-mc, ya, 2020-release
Queer kids running for prom queen falling in love!! I NEED!!!
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Oct 02, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
*BREAKS INTO SONG*
Kelly Quindlen
Liz Lighty's story is going to mean so much to so many people. She is one of the most endearing narrators I've read.
[My favorite character: the ridiculous Madame Simone!]
May Regan
Nov 03, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
it's another queer prom romance set in Indiana but this time featuring what I hope to be an enemies-to-lovers romance I am d e c e a s e d .
also that song reference in the title uhhhh
help me please I'm gonna end up spending all my college funds on books
elena ⚢
Aug 27, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: to-be-released
This is the exact kind of book I needed to read when I was growing up. I’m sad I didn’t, but I am so, SO happy kids will be able to now :’)
Alyssa Thomas
THIS SOUNDS SO GOOD

IDK WHY I'M YELLING
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Leah Johnson is a writer, editor and eternal Midwesterner currently moonlighting as a New Yorker. Leah received her MFA in fiction writing from Sarah Lawrence College, where she currently teaches in their undergraduate writing program. Her debut YA novel, YOU SHOULD SEE ME IN A CROWN is forthcoming from Scholastic in 2020.