A Wish Novel
Lily loves science and hanging out with her best friend, Katie. But after a really embarrassing incident, she jumps at the chance to switch schools. She's ready to start over. With the scientific process, anything is possible!
After a summer spent coming up with theories and prepping for the switch, Lily starts her new school as Blake, a popular girl with a cool name, ready to climb the social ladder.
But every hypothesis has its flaws, and Blake will have to adjust her experiment as she adjusts to her new classmates. And when Katie suddenly shows up in Blake's world, things get messy. Who's got the winning formula: Blake or Lily?
Praise For Clique Here: A Wish Novel…
"An action-packed week with a bit of real-life fairy tale and a taste of happily ever after thrown in for good measure. Tweens, especially those with a fairy tale fetish, will devour Ainsley's story." -- Children's Literature
"As always, Staniszewski provides a deft mix of comedy and sensitive, deeper themes, making her book not only entertaining, but one that offers wisdom. She knows where to mine the humor from middle school life but does not sacrifice her characterizations for easy laughs. Light -- but not lightweight -- fun for preteens." -- Kirkus Reviews
"Confidently addressing a number of common tween troubles that include bullying, parental divorce, and peer pressure, Staniszewski introduces a determined eighth-grader desperate to get her separated parents back together in this humorous problem novel." -- Publishers Weekly
Scholastic Inc., 9781338680270, 288pp.
Publication Date: June 1, 2021