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A Queer History of the United States for Young People (ReVisioning History for Young People)

This book is about Marsha P. Johnson
Explore the rich tapestry of LGBTQ history through "A Queer History of the United States for Young People," a transformative read that delves deep into the uncelebrated and vibrant past of LGBTQ Americans. This enlightening book, crowned as one of the Best Nonfiction Books of 2019 by School Library Journal, uncovers the pivotal roles LGBTQ individuals have played from the colonial era to the present day. It brings to light influential figures such as the indigenous tribes with their diverse gender identities, poet Emily Dickinson, civil rights organizer Bayard Rustin, and many more, whose stories had been obscured in mainstream narratives. Published on June 11, 2019, and enriched with over 60 illustrations and photos, this book is an essential resource for middle-school educators wishing to broaden their curriculum with inclusivity and depth. By presenting a curriculum that includes letters, poems, and compelling narratives, the book not only educates but also empowers young readers across all identities to draw pride and inspiration from the resilient spirits of the LGBTQ community. Engage with this pivotal work and inspire a new generation to shape a future informed by the rich history of their forebearers.
Published by Beacon Press on June 11, 2019
336 pages
ISBN: 9780807056127
Best for readers in Middle School
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