How Maya Got Fierce

Written by Sona Charaipotra
Published by Feiwel & Friends

She may be a farm girl, but seventeen-year-old Maya’s vision board is all about fashion and Fierce—the women’s magazine she’s been reading since she was ten. As the daughter of Punjabi garlic farmers, it’s off to cow camp for the summer. But when she gets to the east coast, she learns that her cousin’s girlfriend works at Fierce—and realizes that her wildest dreams might just be in reach.

She’s up for an internship, but taking it would mean leaving her parents’ plans behind. One other (major) glitch: her bosses at Fierce think she’s 26, and hire her as the assistant editor, not an intern. Maya is so close to making her dreams come true, and when she suggests the perfect candidate for a big story—and manages to get the scoop—all eyes are on her.

How long can she keep her real age from her boss—and her real life from her parents?

Primary ISBN: 9781250762139
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Young Adult, Age 14 or older

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Setting: United States

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Unknown

Book Creator(s) Connection to the Community Represented: Own Voices/Lived Experience

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