Be Amazing

Author(s): Desmond Napoles

Me | Rainbow (LGBTQIA+)

In Be Amazing, drag kid Desmond is Amazing walks you through the history of the LGBTQ community, all while encouraging you to embrace your own uniqueness and ignore the haters. 

Desmond is amazing--and you are, too. 

Throughout history, courageous people like Marsha P. Johnson, Sylvia Rivera, and RuPaul have paved the way for a safer, more inclusive society for LGBTQ individuals, and it's thanks to them that people just like Desmond can be free to be who they really are. 

Featuring illustrations by Dylan Glynn


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This uplifting illustrated nonfiction picture book from twelve year-old social justice advocate Desmond is Amazing is an introduction to the history of the fight for LGBTQ rights, as well as a call to action on embracing your own uniqueness.

Desmond is Amazing is a twelve-year-old performer, drag artist, model, fashion icon, public speaker, and LGBTQ advocate. He lives in Brooklyn with his parents, older sister, and many pets.

Dylan Glynn is an animator, painter, and author based in Toronto, Canada. His multidisciplinary practice is characterized by its emotion, grace, and sense of wild movement. His work has been recognized and exhibited by Society of Illustrators, American Illustration, Somerset House, and the Canadian Screen Awards.

General Fields

  • : 9780374312589
  • : Farrar, Straus & Giroux
  • : Farrar Straus & Giroux
  • : 0.3
  • : July 2020
  • : {"length"=>["27.94"], "width"=>["21.59"], "units"=>["Centimeters"]}
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Desmond Napoles
  • : Hardback
  • : Dylan Glynn
  • : English
  • : 40