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October mourning : a song for Matthew Shepard

Author: Lesléa Newman
Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : EnglishView 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.
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Genre/Form: Poetry
Named Person: Matthew Shepard; Matthew Shepard; Matthew Shepard
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lesléa Newman
ISBN: 9780763658076 0763658073
OCLC Number: 1159853908
Awards: Commended for Stonewall Book Award (Children/Young Adult) 2013
Commended for Tayshas Reading 2014
Short-listed for South Carolina Childrens, Junior and Young Adult Book Award (Young Adult) 2014
Short-listed for Charlotte Award (High School/Grades 9-12) 2014
Short-listed for Kentucky Bluegrass Award (Grades 9-12) 2014
Short-listed for Eliot Rosewater Indiana High School Book Award 2014
Description: 128 p.
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.

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