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Who was Harvey Milk? / by Corinne Grinapol ; illustrated by Gregory Copeland.

Grinapol, Corinne, (author.). Copeland, Gregory, (illustrator.).
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Who was?
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Putnam County Public Library - Main jB MIL (Text) 30041002347167 New Book Section Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781524792794 : LIB
  • ISBN: 1524792799 : LIB
  • Physical Description: 108 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Penguin Workshop, [2020]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Formatted Contents Note:
Who was Harvey Milk? -- The Milks come to Woodmere -- Discoveries -- School days -- From the Navy to the classroom -- Heading West -- Getting political -- The mayor of Castro Street -- Victory at last -- In office -- A sad day in San Francisco.
Summary, etc.:
"Although he started out as a teacher without aspirations to be an activist or politician, Harvey Milk found himself captivated by the history-making movements of the 1960s. He would eventually make history of his own by becoming the first openly gay elected politician in California. While in office, Harvey Milk advocated for equal rights for the gay community. Even though his life and career were cut short, Harvey is still seen by many as one of the most famous and most significantly open LGBT officialsever elected in the United States. His life and legacy continue to inspire and unite the community"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12 Penguin Workshop.
Subject: Milk, Harvey > Juvenile literature.
Social reformers > California > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Mayors > California > San Francisco > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Gay politicians > California > San Francisco > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Gay men > California > San Francisco > Biography > Juvenile literature.
Milk, Harvey.
Social reformers.
Gay politicians.
Gay men.

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