All Out: The No-Longer-Secret Stories of Queer Teens throughout the Ages

Category: Book
By (author): Mitchell, Saundra
Series: Inkyard Press / Harlequin Teen
Subject:  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Diversity & Multicultural
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Anthologies
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Historical / General
  YOUNG ADULT FICTION / LGBT
Audience: young adult
Publisher: Inkyard Press
Published: May 2020
Format: Book-paperback
Pages: 352
Size: 8.00in x 5.31in x 0.81in
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$ 14.99
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From The Publisher*Take a journey through time and genres and discover a past where queer figures live, love and shape the world around them. Seventeen of the best young adult authors across the queer spectrum have come together to create a collection of beautifully written diverse historical fiction for teens.From a retelling of Little Red Riding Hood wset in war-torn 1870s Mexico featuring a transgender soldier…to two girls falling in love while mourning the death of Kurt Cobain…to forbidden love in a sixteenth-century Spanish convent…to an asexual girl discovering her identity amid the 1970s roller-disco scene…All Out tells a diverse range of stories across cultures, time periods and identities, shedding light on an area of history often ignored or forgotten.FEATURING STORIES FROMDahlia Adler, Sara Farizan, Tessa Gratton, Shaun David Hutchinson, Kody Keplinger, Mackenzi Lee, Malinda Lo, Nilah Magruder, Anna-Marie McLemore, Tehlor Kay Mejia, Natalie C. Parker, Alex Sanchez, Kate Scelsa, Tess Sharpe, Robin Talley, Scott Tracey, Elliot Wake
Review Quote*"Sumptuous language, plentiful historical detail, and satisfying endings....Readers searching for positive, nuanced, and authentic queer representation-or just a darn good selection of stories-need look no further than this superb collection." -Kirkus Reviews (starred review)"LGBTQIA story collections are scarce, but even if they weren't, this one would be essential." -Booklist"The diversity is refreshing... well written...Give to those teens who don't read full novels but still long for LGBTQ representation. A strong choice for most collections."-School Library Journal"Historical fiction has not been very common in queer YA, and All Out is here to change that. Queer people have so often been erased from history that it can feel as if we have no roots. All Out imagines the lives of queer teens throughout different time periods, often playing with genre (retellings, fairy tales, magical realism, fantasy) as well. Not only does this imagine queer histories, it imagines happy ones! It also features a range of identities, including trans, gay, lesbian, asexual, and aromantic characters."- Vulture