Greg Howard presents Middle School's A Drag, in conversation with Bobbie Pyron

In this heartfelt and hilarious 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.

Twelve-year-old Mikey Pruitt--president, founder, and CEO of Anything, Inc.--has always been an entrepreneur at heart. Inspired by his grandfather Pap Pruitt, who successfully ran all sorts of businesses from a car wash to a roadside peanut stand, Mikey is still looking for his million-dollar idea. Unfortunately, most of his ideas so far have failed. A baby tornado ran off with his general store, and the kids in his neighborhood never did come back for their second croquet lesson. But Mikey is determined to keep at it.

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 an agent that Mikey thinks he's finally found his million-dollar idea, and the Anything Talent and Pizzazz Agency is born!

Greg Howard was born and raised in the South Carolina Lowcountry, where his love of words and stories blossomed at a young age. Greg will be in conversation with Bobbie Pyron, author of Stay.

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Event address: 
55 Haywood Street
Asheville, NC 28801
Middle School's a Drag, You Better Werk! Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780525517528
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - February 11th, 2020

Event Date: 
Saturday, February 15, 2020 - 11:00am