Prom & Prejudice
By Elizabeth Eulberg
Point. 2011. 231 pgs. Young Adult
Lizzie Bennet is a scholarship student at Longborn, a prestigious private school for that isn't known for welcoming outsiders. Their male counterparts at Pemberly aren't any better. Although Lizzie's roommate Jane and her crush, Charles Bingley, are nice, Charles' friend Will Darcy joins the many people who look down on Lizzie for not having money. As the rest of the girls at Longborn are busy planning for prom, Lizzie is trying to steer clear of Darcy, practice her piano piece for the upcoming school concert, and help Jane get her guy.
This is a fun modernized adaptation of Pride and Prejudice. It's a light, clean read that readers can breeze through in one sitting. Great choice for teen chick-lit lovers.