"Unique in both format and content, this important book is a first choice to help diversify teen graphic nonfiction collections." --Starred Review, School Library Journal
Follow the daily life of one queer artist from Texas as they introduce us to the lives of ten extraordinary people.The author shares their life as a genderqueer person, living in the American South, revealing their own personal struggle for acceptance and how they were inspired by these historical LGBTQIA+ people to live their own truth. Featuring biographies of Mary Jones, We'wha, Magnus Hirschfeld, Dr. Pauli Murray, Wilmer "Little Axe" M. Broadnax, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Carlett Brown, Nancy Cardenas, Ifti Nasim, and Simon Nkoli.
Author: Shelby Criswell
Publisher: Street Noise Books
Binding Type: Paperback
Size: 8.90h x 6.00w x 0.70d
Audience: Young Adult
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2021
School Library Journal 10/01/2021 pg. 110
Booklist 10/15/2021 pg. 37
About the Author
Shelby Criswell is a queer comics creator living in San Antonio, TX. They studied studio arts at the Santa Fe Institute of Art and Design as well as illustration at Academy of Arts University. Shelby is an author of the TERMINAL PUNKS comic series and has also illustrated comics for THE NIB.