The Black Flamingo by Dean Atta


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Format:Hardback 176 pages Publisher:Hachette Children's Group Imprint:Hodder Children's Books ISBN:9781444948585 Published:6 Aug 2019 Classifications:Interest age: from c 12 years, Of specific Gay interest, Poetry (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: self-awareness & self-esteem (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage), Personal & social issues: sexuality & relationships (Children's / Teenage) Readership:General (US: Trade) Weight:354g Dimensions:200 x 194 x 37 (mm) Pub. Country:United Kingdom For sale in: United Kingdom, Australia, Ireland, Germany, France, (See full list) Description 'I loved every word' - Malorie Blackman 'Atta's bold verse novel calls to its readers to find their own blazing, performative inner truth' - Guardian WINNER OF THE STONEWALL BOOK AWARD A boy comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen - then at university he finds his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo. A bold story about the power of embracing your uniqueness. Sometimes, we need to take charge, to stand up wearing pink feathers - to show ourselves to the world in bold colour. 'I masquerade in makeup and feathers and I am applauded.'SHORTLISTED FOR THE BOOKS ARE MY BAG READER AWARDS 2019


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