Winning the middle school science fair has been Dawn’s dream since elementary school. Her chronic anxiety makes participating scary, but she knows she can count on her best friend and science fair partner, James—a jokester who isn’t afraid of the spotlight—to do all the talking. But when James is accused of an over-the-top prank, he gets disqualified from entering the science fair. She knows he’s innocent, but her anxiety stops her from speaking up. Dawn must learn strategies to manage her anxiety if she’s going to go ahead with the science fair—and save her friendship.