Author Archives: Charlie McNabb

About Charlie McNabb

Archivist, Folklorist, and Legend Tripper

Queer Music Heritage

Doyle, JD. Queer Music Heritage. JD Doyle Archives. January 2000-March 2015. http://queermusicheritage.com. Queer Music Heritage was a monthly radio program that ran from January 2000 to March 2015. Hosted by prolific queer history buff JD Doyle, the show covered a … Continue reading

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Harriet Gets Carried Away

Sima, Jessie. Harriet Gets Carried Away. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2018. In this fun and very active picture book, costume-lover Harriet is preparing for her birthday party with her dads when she runs into a gang of penguins and … Continue reading

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Chilling Adventures of Sabrina

Aguirre-Sacasa, Roberto (Executive producer). Chilling Adventures of Sabrina [Television series]. Burbank, CA: Warner Bros. Television, October 2018. Chilling Adventures of Sabrina is a two-season web television series distributed on Netflix. It stars Kiernan Shipka as Sabrina, Lucy Davis and Miranda … Continue reading

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The Flower Girl Wore Celery

Gordon, Meryl G. (Writer) and Holly Clifton-Brown (Illustrator). The Flower Girl Wore Celery. Minneapolis: Kar-Ben Publishing, 2016. Emma has been invited to be a flower girl in her older cousin’s wedding. She’s excited, although a little confused. She’s been told … Continue reading

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Hero

Moore, Perry. Hero. New York: Hyperion, 2007. Thom Creed is obsessed with Uberman. Not only is he the perfect superhero, with the powers of flight, invincibility, and superstrength, but he is incredibly handsome, with an amazing buff body and a … Continue reading

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Unbecoming

Downham, Jenny. Unbecoming. New York: Scholastic, 2016. In this ambitious and beautifully written novel, three women—a grandmother, a mother, and a teenage daughter—struggle with secrets and relationships. Katie is a pariah at school because she kissed her best friend, who … Continue reading

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My Dad is a Clown / Mi Papá es un Payaso

Andrés, José Carlos (Writer), Natalia Hernández (Illustrator), and Amaranta Heredia Jaen (English translation). My Dad is a Clown / Mi Papá es un Payaso. NubeOcho, 2016. In this delightful bilingual picture book, a child learns about his father’s job as … Continue reading

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