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This is our rainbow : 16 stories of her, him, them, and us

Call Number

  • J THIS (CEN, EAS, OSH, WSQ)

Edition

First edition.

Publication Information

New York : Alfred A. Knopf, [2021]

Physical Description

328 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm

Summary

"The first LGBTQIA+ anthology for middle-graders featuring stories for every letter of the acronym, including realistic, fantasy, and sci-fi stories by authors like Justina Ireland, Marieke Nijkamp, Alex Gino, and more! A boyband fandom becomes a conduit to coming out. A former bully becomes a first-kiss prospect. One nonbinary kid searches for an inclusive athletic community after quitting gymnastics. Another nonbinary kid, who happens to be a pirate, makes a wish that comes true--but not how they thought it would. A tween girl navigates a crush on her friend's mom. A young witch turns herself into a puppy to win over a new neighbor. A trans girl empowers her online bestie to come out. From wind-breathing dragons to first crushes, This Is Our Rainbow features story after story of joyful, proud LGBTQIA+ representation. You will fall in love with this insightful, poignant anthology of queer fantasy, historical, and contemporary stories from authors including: Eric Bell, Lisa Jenn Bigelow, Ashley Herring Blake, Lisa Bunker, Alex Gino, Justina Ireland, Shing Yin Khor, Katherine Locke, Mariama J. Lockington, Nicole Melleby, Marieke Nijkamp, Claribel A. Ortega, Mark Oshiro, Molly Knox Ostertag, Aisa Salazar, and AJ Sass."--Provided by publisher.

Notes

"This is a Borzoi Book published by Alfred A. Knopf"--Title page verso.

Contents

  • Purr-cle of life / Girl's best friend / Makeover / Paper planes / Petra & Pearl / I know the way / Balancing acts / Come out, come out whenever you are / Devoyn's pod / Guess what's coming to dinner / Golem and the mapmaker / Wish & the wind dragon / Splinter & ash / Menudo Fan Club / Stacy's mom / Sylvie & Jenna

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