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Stonewall

Stonewall

"Did you know the Stonewall Inn used to be horse stables before it was a bar? I'm gay af and I didn't know that."

Kaleigh O.

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Author Rob Sanders
Publisher Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date 2019
Section Children's Reference / All Staff Suggestions / Suggestions for Kids / Kaleigh O.
Type New
Format Hardcover
ISBN 9781524719524

Celebrate the fiftieth anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising with the very first picture book to tell of its historic and inspiring role in the gay civil rights movement.

From Rob Sanders, author of the acclaimed Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag, comes this powerful and timeless true story that will allow young readers to discover the rich and dynamic history of the Stonewall Inn and its role in the LGBTQ+ civil rights movement--a movement that continues to this very day. In the early-morning hours of June 28, 1969, the Stonewall Inn was raided by police in New York City. Though the inn had been raided before, that night would be different. It would be the night when empowered members of the LGBTQ+ community--in and around the Stonewall Inn--began to protest and demand their equal rights as citizens of the United States. Movingly narrated by the Stonewall Inn itself, and featuring stirring and dynamic illustrations, Stonewall: A Building. An Uprising. A Revolution is an essential and empowering civil rights story that every child deserves to hear.

PRAISE FOR PRIDETHE STORY OF HARVEY MILK AND THE RAINBOW FLAG!

"Pride is a beacon of (technicolor) light."
- Entertainment Weekly

"An essential LGBTQ children's book"
- Out.com

"This children's book about gay Pride should be in every school."
- Gay Times Magazine

"I couldn't be more thrilled the world now has this book."
- Dustin Lance Black, Academy Award-winning screenwriter of MILK  

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