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Rise to the Sun - by Leah Johnson (Hardcover)

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Number of Pages: 336

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Romance

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Age Range: 9-12 Years

Book theme: LGBT

Author: Leah Johnson

Language: English

Street Date: July 6, 2021
TCIN: 81532962
UPC: 9781338662238
Item Number (DPCI): 247-11-7808
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported


Praise for You Should See Me in a Crown:
* Pitch perfect romcom...The queer prom romance you didn't know you needed. -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

Johnson's pacing is perfect as the story unwinds at dizzying speed...Readers will fall in love with this refreshing book that celebrates the beauty of individuality. -- School Library Journal

Johnson puts a fresh spin on this novel with an unlikely romance, heartwarming friendships, and the tension of being Black, poor, and queer in a small town. A feel-good title for sure. -- Booklist

A Junior Library Guild Selection
A Well-Read Black Girl June Book Club YA Book Pick

Filled with humor, heart, and swoon-worthy romance. -Kristina Forest, author of I Wanna Be Where You Are

A love story worthy of a crown. -Mason Deaver, author of I Wish You All the Best

With characters I adore and a romance that brought tears to my eyes, You Should See Me in a Crown absolutely stole my heart. -Kacen Callender, author of This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story and Felix Ever After

You know when a book is like the ideal friend? You Should See Me in a Crown is that kind of book. Juicy, sharp, romantic, big-hearted, real. I loved it. -Anna Godbersen, author of the New York Times bestselling Luxe series

You Should See Me in a Crown is a powerful, absolutely relatable story that reminds Black, queer girls they have the power to do anything they want. -Camryn Garrett, author of Full Disclosure

With a refreshing voice and an unforgettable main character, Leah Johnson has written a stunning debut. Liz Lighty is smart and hilarious. -Sabina Khan, author of The Love and Lies of Rukhsana Ali

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