Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy


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Wright, Bill. Putting Makeup on the Fat Boy. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2011. Print.
             ISBN: 9781416939962

Junior Library Guild selection
2012 ALA GLBTQ Rainbow Books nominee

Carrlos Durante is a young inspiring makeup artist looking to find his way into the most competitive and cutthroat business in entertainment. With a whole lot of fabulous and confidence in himself Carrlos is on the path to finding what it means to be on top.

Sixteen year old Carrlos Durante knows he is fabulous. All his life all he has dreamt about was being a famous makeup artist. Carrlos knows he is good and when he finds out that his best friend, Angie, will be working for the best department store in the country. He prods and begs her to find out if the Macy’s FeatureFace makeup counter has a job opening just for him. Daydream-after-daydream, Carrlos finally has an interview. After spending hours on end finding the best look for his interview Carlos shows up looking as fabulous as ever. With a whole lot of fabulous, glam, confidence, and getting the job of his dreams Carrlos is on his way to stardom. It so FAB-ulous!!

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