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Charming as a verb
—Philippe, Ben, author.
Book
2020
1 available of 4 items

Henri "Halti" Haltiwanger can charm just about anyone. He is a star debater and popular student at the prestigious FATE academy, the dutiful first-generation Haitian son, and the trusted dog walker for his wealthy New York City neighbors. But his easy smiles mask a burning ambition to attend his dream college, Columbia University. There is only one person who seems immune to Henri's charms: his "intense" classmate and neighbor Corinne Troy. When she uncovers Henri's less-than-honest dog-walking scheme, she blackmails him into helping her change her image at school. Henri agrees, seeing a potential upside for himself. Soon what started as a mutual hustle turns into something more surprising than either of them ever bargained for ...

Item Details
Subjects:
Charm -- Fiction.
Extortion -- Fiction.
Haitian Americans -- Fiction.
High school students -- Fiction.
Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
New York (N.Y.) -- Fiction.
Genre:
Humorous fiction.
Young adult fiction.
ISBN:
9780062824141 (hardcover)
9780062824141
0062824147
Edition:
First edition.
Description:
327 pages ; 22 cm
Notes:
Canadiana.
LCCN:
2020936276
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