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Stonewall Riots: Coming Out in the Streets (Hardcover)

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About the Author


Gayle E. Pitman, PhD, is a professor of psychology and women and gender studies at Sacramento City College. Her research, teaching, and writing focus heavily on gender, sexual orientation, intersectionality, and social justice. Her first children’s book won the 2015 ALA Stonewall Award. She lives in Rio Linda, California.

Praise For…


"A substantive look at a key moment in the history of the LGBTQIAP-equality movement."

— School Library Journal

"Pitman’s fresh storytelling brings emotion and depth to the history of a movement and the establishment that served as an epicenter for social change."

— Publishers Weekly

"The narrative is presented through a series of "objects": photographs of places, people, or items, such as a police officer's nightstick, a parking meter, a matchbook, or a protest leaflet. Though each object only reveals a small part of the story, together they reveal a powerful picture and offer rich historical context . . . [An] inviting, engaging, and well-researched approach to history."

— Booklist

"In brief chapters themed around objects and places associated with the run-up, aftermath, and three days of rioting, readers get a credible reconstruction of events and the context with which to frame it."

— The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books


Product Details
ISBN: 9781419737206
ISBN-10: 1419737201
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Publication Date: May 14th, 2019
Pages: 224