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Rainbow Revolutionaries: Fifty LGBTQ+ People Who Made History

One of Time Out's "LGBTQ+ books for kids to read during Pride Month," this groundbreaking, pop-culture-infused LGBTQ+ biography collection takes readers on an eye-opening journey through the lives of fifty influential queer figures who have made a mark on every century of human existence.

Rainbow Revolutionaries brings to life the vibrant histories of fifty pioneering LGBTQ+ people from around the world. Through Sarah Prager's (Queer, There, and Everywhere) short, engaging bios, readers can delve into the lives of Wen of Han, a Chinese emperor who loved his boyfriend as much as his people, Martine Rothblatt, a trans woman who's helping engineer the robots of tomorrow, and so many more

This book is a celebration of the many ways these heroes have made a difference and will inspire young readers to make a difference, too. Featuring an introduction, timeline, and glossary, this must-have biography collection is the perfect read during Pride month and all year round.

Biographies include:

Adam Rippon, Alan L. Hart, Alan Turing, Albert Cashier, Alberto Santos-Dumont, Alexander the Great, Al-Hakam II, Alvin Ailey, Bayard Rustin, Benjamin Banneker, Billie Jean King, Chevalier d' on, Christina of Sweden, Christine Jorgensen, Cleve Jones, Ellen DeGeneres, Francisco Manicongo, Frida Kahlo, Frieda Belinfante, Georgina Beyer, Gilbert Baker, Glenn Burke, Greta Garbo, Harvey Milk, James Baldwin, J hanna Sigur ard ttir, Jos Sarria, Josephine Baker, Juana In's de la Cruz, Julie d'Aubigny, Lili Elbe, Ma Rainey, Magnus Hirschfeld, Manvendra Singh Gohil, Marsha P. Johnson, Martine Rothblatt, Maryam Khatoon Molkara, Natalie Clifford Barney, Navtej Johar, Nzinga, Pauli Murray, Ren e Richards, Rudolf Nureyev, Sally Ride, Simon Nkoli, Storm DeLarverie, Sylvia Rivera, Tshepo Ricki Kgositau, Wen of Han, We'Wha

Supplemental enhancement PDF accompanies the audiobook.

*A Junior Library Guild Selection*

ISBN: 9781094159966

ISBN-10: 9781094159966

Publisher: HarperCollins

Publication Date: 05/26/2020 - 12:00am

On Sale: 05/26/2020 - 12:00am

Language: English

Categories

Biography & Autobiography - LGBT

LGBT

History - General