Marty McGuire by Kate Messner. Love this character! Marty is not excited about being asked to be the princess in her class play. Marty doesn't like to dress up, dance.she likes to play in the dirt, go on adventures. Will she do it?-Sounds like Gabbie
Chyrsanthemum by Kevin Henkes Chrysanthemum loves her name until she goes to school and gets teased. Despite her parents encouragement, it takes Chrysanthemum's teacher Mrs. Twinkle to show everyone that Chrysanthemum is a great name.