Be Amazing

Be Amazing

A History of Pride

Book - 2020
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Desmond is Amazing is a drag-kid, model, fashion icon, and social justice activist. When he isn't slaying on the catwalk or performing drag, he's an outspoken anti-bullying and LGBTQ advocate. In this uplifting picture book about being yourself, Desmond shows how he can be amazing thanks to courageous people like Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and RuPaul who paved the way for a safer, more inclusive society for LGBTQ individuals. A kid-friendly primer to LGBTQ history that covers everything from the Stonewall Riots to RuPaul's Drag Race, Be Amazing shows young readers why we should celebrate the fight for LGBTQ rights.
Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2020
ISBN: 9780374312589
Branch Call Number: J 306.76 DES
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 28 cm
Additional Contributors: Glynn, Dylan 1990-

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Be Amazing shows young readers why we should celebrate the fight for LGBTQ+ rights. Desmond is Amazing is a twelve-year old drag kid, awarded LGBTQ+ advocate, and runway model, among many other wonderful things.


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DBRL_JessicaS Jun 15, 2021

The narrator of this book, Desmond, tells readers about the experience of Pride and how things have changed for LGBTQIA+ individuals in the United States.

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