Putting makeup on the fat boy
Source:Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, New York, p.219 (2011)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3573 .R4938 P88 2011
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
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.
Awards: Stonewall Book Award, 2012; Lexile 820; Book level 5.4; Ages 12 and up; realistic fiction