Everything you need to understand or teach The Elite (The Selection) by Cass, Kiera.
Kiera Cass's dystopian-romance, young adult fiction novel, The Elite, is the second installment of The Selection series. The Elite is the tale of America Singer, a 17-year-old girl who must choose whether to compete against the other elite girls for Prince Maxon’s hand or disengage and be with her ex-boyfriend, Aspen. As time runs out and she nearly loses the opportunity to choose, she embraces the will she needs to face the challenge of fighting for Maxon's hand and becoming a princess. The narrative explores themes related to love, society and class, personal success, competition, power, and the role of women.