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The Stonewall Riots : coming out in the streets / Gayle E. Pitman ; foreword by Fred Sargeant.

Pitman, Gayle E., (author.). Sargeant, Fred, (writer of foreword.).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Burlington Public Library J 306.7660 PITMAN 2019 39851001512848 Non-fiction Copy hold / Volume hold Checked out 06/30/2021

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781419737206
  • ISBN: 1419737201
  • Physical Description: xi, 196 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, [2019]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 175-188) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Before the riots -- The riots -- Aftermath -- Liberation -- Epilogue.
Summary, etc.:
"This book is about the Stonewall Riots, a series of spontaneous, often violent demonstrations by members of the gay (LGBTQ+) community in reaction to a police raid that took place in the early morning hours of June 28, 1969, at the Stonewall Inn in the Greenwich Village neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. The Riots are attributed as the spark that ignited the LGBTQ+ Movement. The author describes American gay history leading up to the Riots, the Riots themselves, and the aftermath, and includes her interviews of people involved or witnesses, including a woman who was ten at the time. Profusely illustrated, the book includes contemporary photos, newspaper clippings among other period objects. A timely and necessary read, The Stonewall Riots helps readers to understand the history and legacy of the LGBTQ+ movement"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject: Stonewall Riots (New York, New York : 1969)
Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969 > Juvenile literature.
Stonewall Riots, New York, N.Y., 1969.
Gay liberation movement > United States > History > 20th century.
Gay men > United States > History > 20th century.
Lesbians > United States > History > 20th century.
Gay liberation movement.
Gay men.
New York (State) > New York.
United States.
Genre: History.
Juvenile works.

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