Not Your All-American Girl

Not Your All-American Girl

Mrs. Tyndall says Lauren doesn’t look “American” enough to be the lead in a play set in Pleasant Valley, USA – but Lauren’s blonde best friend, Tara, looks perfect. Things are about to get a lot less pleasant at Dwight D. Eisenhower Junior High.
This is a companion novel to This is Just a Test.
Ages 10+
Pages 256
Publisher Scholastic
Coming Feb 2021

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130 Reviews

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Amazing Book!

Review by Aliyah

Lauren Horowitz and Tara Buchanan have always been inseparable. When they decide to audition for the school play, Lauren wonders if for once, maybe she’ll get to outshine Tara, instead of the other way around. When Tara is cast as the lead, Lauren should be happy for her, right? But how can she be when the teacher told her she wasn’t cast as the lead because she didn’t look American enough? I loved this book about friendship, acceptance, being different, and one of my favorite things, music. I highly recommend this wonderful book to anyone who loves acting, singing, or is just looking for a great read that has heart, comedy, and just the right amount of a ghost story.

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Such a great book!

Review by venti18

I really like this book, and it was an easy read. I love that there is a book with an Asian main character because there are so few books with an Asian as the main character. It is totally relatable and a must read!

May 01, 2022 11:27 PM
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Really good!

Review by ladysmile

it's a really good book! You should read it!

Apr 09, 2022 03:06 PM
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I recommend this book 100% it was fantastic!!!

Review by ManateeGirl

I recommend this book for all readers it is so fun. Even if you are not sure what book to get just pick this one.

Apr 06, 2022 12:24 AM
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Not great

Review by ellygirl

Not a good book I don't recommend it

Apr 04, 2022 07:31 AM
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Review by Beareader

I lost interest before the end of the 1st chapter. Picking this book was a waste of time. I don't like this book more than I like cucumber, and I hate cucumber! I don't recommend this book!

Mar 12, 2022 06:16 PM