Scholastic Press Best Wishes #4 Like A Boss
Scholastic Press Best Wishes #4 Like A Boss

Best Wishes #4 Like A Boss

By Sarah Mlynowski


Publication Date: November 12, 2024

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

Pass the wishes on! This New York Times bestselling multi-author series is like American Girl with magic.In this installment, written by acclaimed authors Sarah Mlynowski and Hena Khan, the magic, wish-granting bracelet lands with a girl in Washington, D.C., who ends up being put in charge of... well, everything!Maya Amir of Washington, D.C. is having a bad day. Her family visiting from out of town have taken over her room, and worst of all, an annoying classmate has taken over the Environmental Club but doesn't seem to care about the environment the way Maya does.Then Maya receives a mysterious, magic bracelet in the mail from Lucy, a girl in Fort Worth, Texas, who had the bracelet last time. The bracelet grants wishes and Maya is having a hard time deciding what to wish for. Until she accidentally wishes to be in charge during a meeting of the Environmental Club. Suddenly, Maya is the head of the club!At first, Maya is thrilled by her newfound authority. That is, until everyone starts asking for her help! Her teacher leaves the classroom to her for a day and then the principal of her entire school puts Maya in charge. One day, the President of the United States shows up with a very important request: Maya needs to step in as Commander-in-Chief! How can she say no?Maya does her best but soon, she's overwhelmed by her newfound responsibilities, and she's terrified she's going to let everyone down. With the support of her new long-distance friends, Addie, Becca, and Lucy, and some help from her family, can Maya untangle the bracelet's magic, all while learning what it means to be a real leader?

About the Author

Hena Khan is a Pakistani-American Muslim who was born and raised in Maryland. She is passionate about sharing and writing about her culture and religion. Her book Amina's Voice was named Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, and Kirkus Reviews. Its sequel, Amina's Song won the Asian/Pacific American Award for Children's Literature. When she isn't writing, Hena is cooking and baking for her loved ones, planning her next adventure, and of course, reading! Visit Hena online at

Sarah Mlynowski is the New York Times bestselling author of the Whatever After series, the Magic in Manhattan series, Best Wishes, Gimme a Call, and a bunch of other books for teens and tweens, including the Upside-Down Magic series, which she cowrites with Lauren Myracle and Emily Jenkins and which was adapted into a movie for the Disney Channel. Originally from Montreal, Sarah now lives in Los Angeles with her family. Visit Sarah online at and find her on Instagram, Facebook, and X at @sarahmlynowski.

Format: Hardcover

Length: 192 pages

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication Date: November 12, 2024

ISBN: 9781546102694

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