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October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard

Author: Lesléa Newman; Candlewick Press,
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2012. ©2012
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die.

A poetic exploration of the impact of Matthew Shepard's murder on the world, toldt hrough a cycle of 68 poems.

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Genre/Form: American Library Association Stonewall Book Awards: Honor book
Novels in verse
Curriculum resource
Fiction
Juvenile works
Poetry
Dust jackets (Bindings)
Juvenile fiction
Juvenile poetry
Named Person: Matthew Shepard; Matthew Shepard; Matthew Shepard; Matthew Shepard
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesléa Newman; Candlewick Press,
ISBN: 9780763658076 0763658073
OCLC Number: 774490636
Awards: Stonewall Book Awards (Honor Book in Children's & Young Adult Literature), 2013
Description: xi, 111 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Prologue: The fence (before). --
Part one: Outnnumbered --
Recipe for disaster --
Something snapped --
Raising awareness --
Every mother's plea --
The truck --
Road rage --
A sorry state --
Signs of trouble --
The clothesline --
The pistol --
Witness --
The fence (that night) --
What you can do in eighteen hours --
Stars --
The wind --
The does --
Where is my boy? --
The biker --
The patrol officer's report --
The doctor --
Housekeeper, ICU --
Lame excuse --
How to have the worst day of your life --
The journalist --
Vigil : candles in the wind --
The armbands --
Scared to death --
Heartfelt apology --
October 12, 1998 --
Tree --
Class photo : me in the middle, or, "What will you be when you grow up?" --
Then and now --
Thirteen ways of looking at Matthew. Part two: The fence (one week later) --
Stand by your man --
Accessory --
Officer of the court --
His shoes --
The frat boys --
The songwriter --
The drag queen --
The cop --
The bartender --
Let's say --
The student --
A father --
A mother --
A chorus of parents --
The church lady --
A protestor --
An angel --
Jury selection --
The prosecutor's job --
The defense's job --
Don't flatter yourself --
Sorry boy --
Logic problem --
Verdict --
Mercy --
What twenty bucks could get you in 1998 --
Wounded --
This is the hand --
Once upon a time --
The fence (after). --
Epilogue: Pilgrimage. --
Afterword: Imagine. --
Notes --
Explanation of poetic forms --
Resources.
Other Titles: October morning :
Song for Matthew Shepard
Responsibility: Lesléa Newman.
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Relates, from various points of view, events from the night of October 6, 1998, when twenty-one-year-old Matthew Shepard, a gay college student, was lured out of a Wyoming bar, savagely beaten, tied to a fence, and left to die.

A poetic exploration of the impact of Matthew Shepard's murder on the world, toldt hrough a cycle of 68 poems.

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