Meet Maybelline Mary Katherine Mary Ann Chestnut, named for two Miss Americas and her mother Chessy's favorite brand of mascara. Chessy teaches the students in her charm school her Seven Select Rules for Young Ladies, but she won't tell Maybe who her real father is -- or protect her from her latest scuzzball boyfriend. So Maybe hitches a ride to California with her friends Hollywood and Thammasat Tantipinichwong Schneider (aka Ted) -- and what she finds there is funny, sad, true, and inspiring . . . vintage Lisa Yee.
Lisa Yee's novels include Millicent Min, Girl Genius
; Stanford Wong Flunks Big-Time
(an ALA Notable Book); the Bobby
chapter book series, and most recently, Warp Speed
. She is also the author of the American Girl books, Good Luck, Ivy
, Aloha Kanani
and Good Job, Kanani
. Please visit her website at www.lisayee.com.