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Annotation: 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 to become fabulous again is to run for Homecoming Queen at his elite, private school near Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
Catalog Number: #22314
Binding Type: Perma-Bound (from Original Paperback)
Publisher: Viking Penguin
Pages: 297 p.
ISBN: Publisher: 0-14-241231-7 Perma-Bound: 0-605-16898-9
ISBN 13: Publisher: 978-0-14-241231-2 Perma-Bound: 978-0-605-16898-5
Dimensions: 21 cm.
Subject Heading: Female impersonators. Fiction. Homosexuality. Fiction. Prejudices. Fiction. High schools. Fiction. Schools. Fiction.
Reviewing Agencies: ALA Best Book For Young Adults , Horn Book (8/1/07) , Kirkus Reviews , Publishers Weekly , School Library Journal , Voice of Youth Advocates
Word Count: 68,051
Reading Level: 4.2
Interest Level: 9-12
Accelerated Reader: reading level: 4.2 / points: 10.0 / quiz: 114755 (06/12/07) / grade: Upper Grades
Reading Counts!: reading level:4.2 / points:17.0