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Chulito

Title

Chulito

Publisher

Magnus Books

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781936833030

Pages

317 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Set against a vibrant South Bronx neighborhood and the youth culture of Manhattan, Chulito is a coming-of-age. coming out love story of a sexy Latino man and the colorful characters that populate his block.

Grade Level

9-12

Topic

Culture/Ethnicity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Bicultural; Homosexuality; gay; gay teenager; bicultural teenager

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Latino

Family Formation

multiple

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2013 Young Adult/ Crossover Fiction

Keywords

youth culture; homophobic; South Bronx; gender stereotypes; drug dealer; love; romance; coming out

Diversity Impact

direct

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