You Should See Me in a Crown

You Should See Me in a Crown is a quintessential prom story with some twists—namely that the protagonist is a queer Black girl.  Liz Lighty dreams of following in her late mother’s footsteps and attending Pennington.  But she can’t go to college without financial aid, and the music scholarship she was counting on fell through.  She has no other choice but to run for prom queen in the tiny Midwestern town where she’s never fit in, fighting for the cash prize like her future depends on it.  Campaign sabotage eventually forces her to stand up for herself and her values, because fairytales aren’t just for white heteros.  Read on for Black joy and queer romance! Recommended by Mary. Listen to the audio here:

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ISBN: 9781338503265
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Published: Scholastic Press - June 2nd, 2020

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