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Cass McKay has been called stubborn, temperamental, difficult, and that word that rhymes with witch” more times than she cares to count. But that’s all about to pay off. She has finally landed the role she was born to playKate, inThe Taming of the Shrewin the summer apprentice program of a renowned Shakespeare theater company in the forests of Vermont.But Cass can barely lace up her corset before her troubles begin. Her leading man, Drew, is a complete troll, and he’s going to ruin Cass’s summer. Even worse, Cass’s bunkmate Amy has somehow fallen head over heels for Drew. Cass can’t let Amy throw herself at a total jerk, so she comes up with a genius plan to give Drew the personality makeover he so desperately needs: they’ll tame Drew just as Petruchio tames Kate! But as Shakespeare’s classic plays out offstage, Cass finds it harder and harder to resist falling for Drew herself.The best kind of entertainment, The Taming of the Drew is smart, funny, fresh, and original. You’re going to love this badass heroine and her friends. You might even end up liking Drew, too.For the 12+ reader, this is an ideal book for the theater-loving teen or light romance readers. With solid messages about being a good friend, following your dreams, and learning to stick up for yourself, this book is more than just lightweight fluff--though the snarky voice of the main character is sure to draw readers in from the start.
Number of Pages: 295
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: Friendship, Personality
Publisher: Perseus Distribution Services
Age Range: Teen
Author: Stephanie Kate Strohm
Street Date: April 12, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-08-2307
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