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Freak show

Freak Show

Publication Type:

Book

Source:

Dutton Children's Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.297 (2007)

Call Number:

Cubb Curr PS3569 .T1229 F74 2007

URL:

http://searchworks.stanford.edu/view/7151400

Keywords:

Female impersonators--Fiction, Female impersonators--Juvenile fiction, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.)--Fiction, Fort Lauderdale (Fla.)--Juvenile fiction, High schools--Fiction, High schools--Juvenile fiction, Homosexuality--Fiction, Homosexuality--Juvenile fiction, Prejudices--Fiction, Prejudices--Juvenile fiction, Schools--Fiction

Abstract:

Summary: Having faced teasing that turned into a brutal attack, Christianity expressed as persecution, and the loss of his only real friend when he could no longer keep his crush under wraps, seventeen-year-old Billy Bloom, a drag queen, decides the only way to become fabulous again is to run for Homecoming Queen at his elite, private school near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Notes:

Lexile measure 660; Ages 13-up; Book level 4.2