Yaddo Reads: Queer Heroes (Age 10+)

Building community, sharing diverse stories, and inspiring children to read.

Our friend Bowe reads a preview from Queer Heroes written by Arabelle Sicardi and illustrated by Sarah Tanat-Jones. This beautiful, bold book celebrates the achievements of LGBTQ people through history and from around the world. It features full-color portraits of a diverse selection of 52 inspirational role models accompanied by short biographies that focus on their incredible successes, from Freddie Mercury's musical contribution to Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa.

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Collectively, Yaddo artists have won 82 Pulitzer Prizes, 34 MacArthur Fellowships, 70 National Book Awards and a Nobel Prize in Literature. Learn more about the impact of Yaddo.

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