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Putting makeup on the fat boy

Publication Type:

Book

Authors:

Wright,Bil

Source:

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, p.219 (2011)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3573 .R4938 P88 2011

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/9624997

Keywords:

Cosmetics--Fiction, Families--New York (State)--New York--Juvenile fiction, Family life--New York (N.Y.)--Fiction, Family life--New York (State)--New York--Fiction, High schools--Fiction, High schools--Juvenile fiction, Hispanic Americans--Fiction, Hispanic Americans--Juvenile fiction, Homosexuality--Fiction, Homosexuality--Juvenile fiction, Makeup artists--Fiction, Makeup artists--Juvenile fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Fiction, New York (N.Y.)--Juvenile fiction, Schools--Fiction, Single-parent families--Fiction, Single-parent families--Juvenile fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Sixteen-year-old Carlos Duarte is on the verge of realizing his dream of becoming a famous make-up artist, but first he must face his jealous boss at a Macy's cosmetics counter, his sister's abusive boyfriend, and his crush on a punk-rocker classmate.

Publication Language:

eng

Notes:

Awards: Stonewall Book Award, 2012; Lexile 820; Book level 5.4; Ages 12 and up; realistic fiction