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  • ISBN: 9781338813852
  • ISBN: 1338813838
  • ISBN: 9781338813838
  • Physical Description: pages cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2023.

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Summary, etc.: Effie Galanos' goals for her senior year include her navigating her way through her high school that is not really wheelchair-friendly, getting into the perfect college, and getting her crush Wilder to accompany her to the prom--but by spring she is beginning to see herself entirely differently.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 12+ Scholastic Inc.
Grades 10-12 Scholastic Inc.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2023 April #2
    This coming-of-age story for teens who have to grit their teeth as they pursue their dreams follows Effie, a determined protagonist who must decide which college is right for her. As Effie makes her way through her senior year of high school, she tests the waters of new romance, fights with friends, and deals with an apathetic school administration. Amidst all these changes, Effie must ask herself what she wants. Forrest's debut is a mirror for teens with disabilities, highlighting the joys and struggles of everyday life: Effie, who uses a wheelchair, has to adjust to new adaptive tech, vocalize IEP requirements, and just deal with disappointments that nondisabled student do not have, like a lack of accessibility at a dream school. Readers with disabilities will empathetically recall similar experiences and cheer Effie along on her journey. With its themes of friendship, identity, and community, this is an ideal novel for readers who are readying for college and for whatever comes next in life. Grades 10-12. Copyright 2023 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Claire Forrest is a novelist and essayist who holds an MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. Where You See Yourself is based on her lived experience as a wheelchair user who has cerebral palsy. As an undergraduate at Grinnell College, she was a consultant for the Disability Services and Admissions offices, working directly to address the concerns of incoming college students with disabilities and their families. She now lives in Minneapolis, where when she's not writing, she spends her time swimming and planning where to travel next. Find out more about her on Instagram and Twitter at @claire4est.

Subject: People with disabilities Juvenile fiction
High school seniors Juvenile fiction
Identity (Psychology) Juvenile fiction
Dating (Social customs) Juvenile fiction
Minneapolis (Minn.) Juvenile fiction
People with disabilities Fiction
High schools Fiction
Schools Fiction
Identity Fiction
Dating (Social customs) Fiction
Coming of age Fiction

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