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The prom / Saundra Mitchell with Bob Martin, Chad Beguelin, Matthew Sklar.

By: Mitchell, Saundra.
Contributor(s): Martin, Bob, 1962- [author.] | Beguelin, Chad, 1969- [author.] | Sklar, Matthew, 1973- [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Penguin Books, 2019Copyright date: ©2019Description: 212 pages ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780241428214; 0241428211.Uniform titles: Prom (Musical) Subject(s): High school students -- Fiction | Lesbian teenagers -- Fiction | City and town life -- Fiction | Young adult fictionDDC classification: 813.6 Summary: Seventeen-year-old Emma Nolan wants only one thing before she graduates: to dance with her girlfriend at the senior prom. But in her small town of Edgewater, Indiana, that's like asking for the moon. Alyssa Greene is her high school's "it" girl: popular, head of the student council, and daughter of the PTA president. She also has a secret. She's been dating Emma for the last year and a half. When word gets out that Emma plans to bring a girl as her date, it stirs a community-wide uproar that spirals out of control. Now, the PTA, led by Alyssa's mother, is threatening to cancel the prom altogether. Enter Barry Glickman and Dee Dee Allen, two Broadway stars who decide to take up the cause and get a little publicity along the way. But when they arrive in Indiana to fight on Emma's behalf, their good intentions go quickly south. Between Emma facing the fray head-on, Alyssa wavering about coming out, and Barry and Dee Dee basking in all the attention, it's the perfect prom storm. Only when this unlikely group comes together do they realize that love is always worth fighting for.
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They just wanted to dance. They didn't mean to start a revolution...The novel of the laugh-out-loud high school musical coming to Netflix in 2020, starring Meryl Streep, Ariana Grande, James Corden and Nicole Kidman.Emma knows better than anyone that Edgewater, Indiana, is not a great place to be gay. But she's had enough of high school homophobia and really wants to take her girlfriend - the popular, closeted It Girl Alyssa - to prom. How big a deal could that really be?But when their classmates find out, the backlash exceeds Emma's worst nightmares.Meanwhile, in Manhattan, Barry and Dee Dee are Broadway stars of yesteryear. When their new show bombs, they need some good publicity - fast. So when they happen to hear about Emma's plight, they decide to step in and create a prom for everyone.Suddenly, Edgewater is the centre of a national news story. As the drama queens of New York take over the sleepy town, chaos ensues and the glare of the spotlight is brighter than anyone could have guessed.But all Emma and Alyssa want is to dance together. Is that too much to ask? The perfect read for fans of Mean Girls and Dear Evan Hansen!

Based on the Broadway musical "The prom".

Seventeen-year-old Emma Nolan wants only one thing before she graduates: to dance with her girlfriend at the senior prom. But in her small town of Edgewater, Indiana, that's like asking for the moon. Alyssa Greene is her high school's "it" girl: popular, head of the student council, and daughter of the PTA president. She also has a secret. She's been dating Emma for the last year and a half. When word gets out that Emma plans to bring a girl as her date, it stirs a community-wide uproar that spirals out of control. Now, the PTA, led by Alyssa's mother, is threatening to cancel the prom altogether. Enter Barry Glickman and Dee Dee Allen, two Broadway stars who decide to take up the cause and get a little publicity along the way. But when they arrive in Indiana to fight on Emma's behalf, their good intentions go quickly south. Between Emma facing the fray head-on, Alyssa wavering about coming out, and Barry and Dee Dee basking in all the attention, it's the perfect prom storm. Only when this unlikely group comes together do they realize that love is always worth fighting for.

Ages 13+.