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Am I Blue?: Coming Out from the Silence Paperback – April 15 1995

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This collection of 16 original short stories by as many young adult authors won the 1995 ALA Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Task Force (GLBTF) book award for literature. The diverse settings, characters, and styles will entertain a wide range of the readers.
Copyright 1998 Reed Business Information, Inc.

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Marion Dane Bauer was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1987 for her book On My Honor. She has been publishing award-winning books since 1976, including Rain of Fire, which received the 1984 Jane Addams Children's Book Award, and the 1993 ALA Notable Children's Book What's Your Story? A Young Person's Guide to Writing Fiction.

She conceived of the idea and gathered the authors for this collection out of a conviction that those who write for young people have a responsibility, whenever possible, to speak out on subjects such as homosexuality that society attempts to shroud in silence.

Ms. Bauer lives in Minneapolis with her partner, Ann Goddard.

Product details

  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ HarperTeen; Reprint edition (April 15 1995)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 288 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0064405877
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0064405874
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 334 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.97 x 1.83 x 20.96 cm
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    4.7 out of 5 stars 60 ratings

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