As her middle school's official Friendship Matchmaker, Lara Zany
helps students find friends using her hard-and-fast rules on everything
from fashion to cafeteria etiquette. All of her classmates come to her
for advice, words of wisdom, and the occasional FIMS (Friendship
Intervention Mediation Session). Of course, Lara's too busy sorting out
other people's friendships to have any friends of her own, but she's an
LBC (Loner By Choice), which is completely different from a TL (Total
Then a new girl named Emily Wong arrives at Lara's school. She's a
unique individual who doesn't care what people think — and she refuses
to follow Lara's rules! In fact, she thinks Lara is giving everyone at
school bad advice. Determined to prove each other wrong, the girls
decide to have a competition: Each girl will use her own rules to find a
friend for a TL! May the best Friendship Matchmaker win...
This funny reimagining of Jane Austen's Emma is sure to delight middle-school readers.