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The black flamingo

Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781444948608

Publication Date: 5 Mar 2020

Subject: Older teen novels

Suitable for: Secondary

AR: 4.7 UY

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.

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Summary

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.

This is Michael's story.

Join him as he enters the world, with tiny feather eyelashes. Travel from school to college, where he discovers his flock, and comes to terms with his identity as a mixed-race gay teen. At university, take a seat in the audience and watch him find his wings as a drag artist, The Black Flamingo.

A bold story about discovering that only YOU get the privilege of choosing who you are. There is power in embracing your uniqueness. What's your story?

NOTE : Strong language throughout; discussion of sex and sexual preferences though nothing graphic
NOTE: Empathy Lab 2020 - Secondary List
NOTE: Carnegie Shortlist 2020
NOTE: YA Book Prize Shortlist 2020

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Subject
Older teen novels
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Illustrations
Some B & W illus
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5 Mar 2020
Edition
New in Paperback
ISBN
9781444948608
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Paperback
Pages
360
Width
128mm
Height
197mm
Weight
298g
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