I'll Be the One

Book review by Mary Cosola, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 13+

Body-positive teen seeks K-pop stardom in cute romcom.

Parents say

age 12+

Based on 2 reviews

Kids say

age 12+

Based on 4 reviews

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age 11+
This is a great book! It tells people that it’s ok to be plus size and dance. I’m not in the Asian group but I know there are way too many people who hate them. This book shows people about how hard it is the be in this situation.

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age 12+

I’ll Be the One is heartwarming, inspiring and so much fun to read!!

I loved this book and you need to read it!

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