Emma Emmets, Playground Matchmaker

Emma Emmets, Playground Matchmaker Cover

Emma Emmets, Playground Matchmaker

By Julia DeVillers

Razorbill, Library Binding, 9781595146618, 224pp.

Publication Date: June 27, 2013

Description
How will Emma make her mark this school year? Will she
a) Bring love to her fellow classmates

b) Become the most popular girl in school

c) Finally meet her crush, teen singing sensation Jake LaDrake

d) ALL OF THE ABOVE

On the first day of school, Emma Emmets surveys her classmates and sees plenty of shared interests, crushes not being acted upon, and people too afraid of cooties to know what they're missing. Emma tries her hand at uniting lonely Leah and nerdy Otto . . . and a matchmaker is born.


After successfully matchingbullies, dorks, athletes, and weirdos, she's ready forher most high-profile client yet: Isla, a fourth grader so popular she hangs out with the fifth graders. But when Emma's efforts go terriblyawry, she finds herself with a powerful new enemy.
Suddenly life on the playground is horriblywrong. With all her classmates blissfully paired off, Emma's left with no one Is the matchmaker destined to be alone?



About the Author
Julia DeVillers is the bestselling author of several novels, including "Liberty Porter," "Trading Faces, " and "How My Private, Personal Journal Became a Bestseller," which was adapted into the Disney Channel original movie "Read It and Weep." She lives in Ohio with her husband and two children. Check out her website at www.juliadevillers.com.