LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field: Striving for Equality

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Product Details
Price
$34.65
Publisher
Twenty-First Century Books (Tm)
Publish Date
Pages
104
Dimensions
7.1 X 9.1 X 0.6 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Library Binding
EAN/UPC
9781467780124

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About the Author
Kirstin Cronn-Mills, PhD, teaches writing, literature, and critical thinking at South Central College in North Mankato, Minnesota. She writes fiction, poetry, and nonfiction books and articles. Her young adult fiction and nonfiction have been honored several times, including a Minnesota Book Award nomination for LGBTQ+ Athletes Claim the Field in 2017. LGBTQ+ Athletes was also a 2016 Junior Library Guild selection, a 2017 American Library Association Rainbow List selection, and a 2017 Best Children's Books of the Year selection from Bank Street College.
Reviews

"[A] valuable survey of the status of LGBTQ+ athletes. . . . Happily, [Cronn-Mills] humanizes these issues. . . . [H]ers is an important contribution to the blossoming field of LGBTQ literature."--starred, Booklist

-- (9/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)

"This brief and up-to-date overview . . . reinforce[s] the message that athletics are for everyone. . . . For libraries with strong interest in sports history or LGBTQIA topics."--School Library Journal

-- (7/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)

"The positive tone and multitude of examples create the optimistic belief that LGBTQ athletes will be able to be true to themselves while competing in their chosen sport. High appeal for both athletes and those who support LGBTQ rights."--Kirkus Reviews

-- (6/1/2016 12:00:00 AM)