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Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy

Wright, Bil (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy
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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.
Authors: Wright, Bil
Statement of Responsibility: Bil Wright
Title: Putting makeup on the fat boy
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 219 p. ; 22 cm.
Notes: Special Collections copy has dust jacket. INS
"Book design by Laurent Linn ; Manufactured in the United States of America"--t.p. verso
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.
Audience: Ages 12 up
Awards & Distinctions: Stonewall Book Award, 2012
Subject Headings: Makeup artists Juvenile fiction Families New York (State) New York Juvenile fiction Single-parent families Juvenile fiction Hispanic Americans Juvenile fiction High schools Juvenile fiction Homosexuality Juvenile fiction Makeup artists Fiction Family life New York (State) New York Fiction Single-parent families Fiction Hispanic Americans Fiction High schools Fiction Schools Fiction Homosexuality Fiction New York (N.Y.) Juvenile fiction New York (N.Y.) Fiction
Genre/Form: Dust jackets (Bindings)-2011
Topical Term: Makeup artists
Families
Single-parent families
Hispanic Americans
High schools
Homosexuality
Makeup artists
Family life
Single-parent families
Hispanic Americans
High schools
Schools
Homosexuality
LCCN: 2010032450
ISBN: 9781416939962
1416939962
9781416940043
1416940049
Branch Call Number: FIC W
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Aug 06, 2012
  • KJtheEpicFailure rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Very nice book, I fell in love with Carrlos(two r's-his famous way of spelling) Duarte and his antics. Spectacular piece of fiction!

Mar 08, 2012
  • m2 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This book was great! I only wish it was longer. Carrlos Duarte is a very compelling narrator and his adventures are fun and yet filled with heart.

Great Teen Fiction.

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