Who was Harvey Milk?
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Who was Harvey Milk?

By Grinapol, Corinne, author.
Copeland, Gregory, illustrator.

Genre Juvenile works.

Audience Youth 0-15 years

Published [2020] by Penguin Workshop, New York

ISBN 9781524792787

Bib Id 2353384

Description 108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.

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03579cam a22006138i 4500
LCCN
2019-054768
ISBN
9781524792787 (paperback) $6.00
1524792780
9781524792794 (library binding)
1524792799
Call #
J B Milk G
Title
Who was Harvey Milk?
Publication Information
[2020] by Penguin Workshop, New York :
Description
108 pages : illustrations, maps ; 20 cm.
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (page 108).
Contents
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 -- Timelines.
Summary
"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 officials ever elected in the United States. His life and legacy continue to inspire and unite the community"--
Audience
Ages 8-12.
Genre/Form
Juvenile works.
Biographies
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