Marty McGuire by Kate Messner is a book about a girl named Marty McGuire. In this book, Marty’s class is putting on a play about the Frog Prince. Marty is chosen to play the princess. The thing is, she doesn’t want to be the princess. Marty tries to convince her Mom and her teacher that she is not the person in the job, and that they should make one of the other girls do it, but they continue to insist on making her the princess. My favorite part of this book is when Marty and her friend bring in a frog for the play to be the Frog Prince … and Marty actually kisses it! I thought that was so funny!