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Title:
Stonewall: The Riots That Sparked the Gay Revolution
Annotation:
The Stonewall riots of 1969 were one of the most important events involving gay rights and discrimination in American history. This nonfiction title is based on hundreds of interviews and offers a detailed account of the conflict leading up to the six-day struggle between gay citizens and the New York City police. The riots continue to inspire protests against sexual discrimination. The text documents and investigates the events of the six days and subsequent protest movements. Photos are included.
Copyright:
2004
Original Copyright:
Translator:
Author:
David Carter
Illustrator:
Grade Level Span:
9-12
Language:
English
Genre:
  • Narrative Nonfiction
  • Nonfiction
Classification:
Culture:
Topic:
  • American History
  • Gender/Sexuality
Discipline:
History/Social Science
History/Social Science Standards:
HSS 11.11
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