It's My Party and I Don't Want to Go by Amanda Panitch
A funny, feel-good story of friendship, being brave and believing in yourself. Perfect for fans of Libby Scott & Rebecca Westcott, Cath Howe and Sarah Hagger-Holt. Ellie Katz is sabotaging her own party. Crowds and attention have always made her nervous. And lately they've been making it harder for Ellie to breathe. The bat mitzvah celebration would mean: (1) a large crowd; (2) lots of staring; and (3) family listening to her sing in another language. No, thank you! To avoid certain catastrophe, Ellie hatches a plan to ruin the big day. Everything is falling apart perfectly, until she has a fight with her best friend. Can Ellie find a way to right her wrongs and face her fears?