Stuck near the bottom of the social ladder at ;ldquo;pretty much the lowest level of people at school who aren’t paid to be here,;rdquo; Maya has never been popular. But before starting eighth grade, she decided to begin a unique social experiment: spend the school year following a 1950’s popularity guide, written by former teen model Betty Cornell. The real-life results are hilarious, painful, and filled with unexpected surprisesdash;but through it all, Maya’s positive approach helps her to reveal a new understanding of self-confidence, kindness, and acceptance.Lexile Measure:/ 760LCopyright 2014. Middle school, high school. 5 x 8 inches. Softcover, 259 pages.