Middle School's A Drag, You Better Werk!

April 27, 2021|
Middle School's A Drag, You Better Werk! by Greg Howard
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In this new novel from Greg Howard, an enterprising boy starts his own junior talent agency and signs a thirteen-year-old aspiring drag queen as his first client. Now in paperback.

Twelve-year-old Mikey Pruitt is a budding entrepreneur. Inspired by his grandfather Pap Pruitt, who successfully ran all sorts of businesses, Mikey is still looking for his million-dollar idea. Unfortunately, most of his ideas--from a roadside general store to croquet lessons--haven''t taken off. It isn''t until kid drag queen Coco Caliente, Mistress of Madness and Mayhem (aka eighth grader Julian Vasquez) walks into his office (aka his family''s storage/laundry room) looking for a talent agent that Mikey thinks he''s finally found a business that will put him on the map, and the Anything Talent and Pizzazz Agency is born!

Soon, Mikey has a whole roster of kid clients looking to hit it big or at least win the middle school talent show''s hundred-dollar prize. As newly out Mikey prepares Julian for the gig of a lifetime, he realizes there''s no rulebook for being gay--and if Julian can be openly gay at school, maybe Mikey can, too, and tell his crush, the dreamy Colton Sanford, how he feels.

Full of laughs, sass, and hijinks, this hilarious, heartfelt story shows that with a little effort and a lot of love, anything is possible.
Born and raised in the South Carolina Lowcountry, Greg Howard''s love of words and story blossomed at a young age. Originally set on becoming a famous songwriter and following that dream to the bright lights of Nashville, Tennessee, Greg spent years producing the music of others before eventually returning to his childhood passion of w...
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Title:Middle School's A Drag, You Better Werk!
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:336 pages, 7.75 X 5.13 X 0.88 in
Shipping dimensions:336 pages, 7.75 X 5.13 X 0.88 in
Published:April 27, 2021
Publisher:Penguin Young Readers Group
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9780525517542

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