Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780385734578, 304pp.
Publication Date: June 24, 2008
IN Catwalk, DEBORAH GREGORY creates a new YA series that takes her famously upbeat urban voice and combines it with the appeal of Project Runway and America’s Next Top Model. Catwalk follows Pashmina, Felinez, Angora, and Aphro, four best friends at Manhattan’s Fashion International High School who are about to enter the contest of their lives. Each year, students split up into Fashion Houses and compete to design, produce, and show fully original fashion lines. The winner gets a scholarship, a professional show, and a real shot at a career in fashion. Bouncy, smart, and nearly irresistible, Catwalk is a fierce introduction to a fashion world where fabulosity trumps waist size, and there truly is room for everyone.
Writer, performer, and designer DEBORAH GREGORY is the award-winning author of the Cheetah Girls series. She has also been a contributing writer for Essence Magazine since 1992, winning a number of awards from the National Association of Black Journalists. Deborah Gregory earned an AAS from the Fashion Institute of Technology. She lives in New York City with her pooch, Cappuccino.
From the Paperback edition.