A queer history of the United States for young people
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Published
Boston : Beacon Press, [2019].
Format
Book
Edition
Young readers' edition.
ISBN
9780807056127, 080705612X
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xx, 316 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Status
Falmouth - Main Library - Young Adult
YA 306.766 CHE
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Published
Boston : Beacon Press, [2019].
Edition
Young readers' edition.
Language
English
ISBN
9780807056127, 080705612X

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 285-294) and index.
Description
"Through engrossing narratives, letters, drawings, poems, and more, the book encourages young readers, of all identities, to feel pride at the accomplishments of the LGBTQ people who came before them and to use history as a guide to the future.The stories he shares include those of: Thomas Morton, who celebrated same-sex love in Boston's Puritan community in the 1620s; Albert D.J. Cashier, an Irish immigrant and Civil War hero, who was born in the body of a woman but lived as a man for over a half century; Gladys Bentley, an African American blues singer who challenged cross-dressing laws in 1920s Harlem; Bayard Rustin, Martin Luther King Jr.'s close friend, civil rights organizer, and an openly gay man; Sylvia Rivera, who along with Marsha P. Johnson, founded the first transgender political group in the United States in 1970; Harvey Milk, a community organizer and the first openly gay politician to win an election in California; Jamie Nabozny, a teen who brought national attention to the issue of LGBTQ bullying by bringing his case to the Supreme Court in the 1990s. With over 60 illustrations and photos, a glossary, and a corresponding curriculum, A Queer History of the United States for Young People will be vital for teachers who want to introduce a new perspective to America's story"--,Provided by publisher.
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Ages: 12+
Target Audience
Grades: 7 to 8.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Chevat, R., & Bronski, M. (2019). A queer history of the United States for young people (Young readers' edition.). Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chevat, Richie and Michael, Bronski. 2019. A Queer History of the United States for Young People. Beacon Press.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Chevat, Richie and Michael, Bronski. A Queer History of the United States for Young People Beacon Press, 2019.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Chevat, Richie,, and Michael Bronski. A Queer History of the United States for Young People Young readers' edition., Beacon Press, 2019.

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