Getting It

Title

Getting It

Authors

Alex Sanchez

Publisher

Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9781416908968

Pages

224 pages

Genre

realism

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Hoping to impress a sexy female classmate, fifteen-year-old Carlos secretly hires gay student Sal to give him an image makeover, in exchange for Carlos's help in forming a Gay-Straight Alliance at their Texas high school.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay teenager

Main Character

male teenager

Race/Ethnicities

Latinx

Family Formation

mother

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Booklist Book Review Stars, 2006
Booklist Top 10 Romance Fiction for Youth, 2007
Booklist Top 10 Youth Romances, 2007
Rainbow List, 2008 Young Adult Fiction
Senior High Core Collection Supplement to the Seventeenth Edition 2008, 2008

Keywords

high school; makeover; Queer Eye; Gay-Straight Alliance; fashion; haircut; identity; Texas; hooking up; principal

Diversity Impact

direct

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