Pretty Funny for a Girl by Rebecca Elliott

Gr. 9-12 Haylah Swinton’s mother works nights as a nurse, so Haylah doubles as a second mother to her four-year-old fireball of a brother, Noah, while dreaming of being a standup comic. When she’s not making her family and friends laugh or studying comics online, she’s writing jokes in her notebook and developing bits. Her only obstacle is not believing that she can make it on stage as a plus-size working-class girl. [Read More]