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What if you knew a secret from history that could change the world? This "powerful" YA novel empowers every reader! #ownvoices #wndb
What if you knew a secret from history that could change the world? This "powerful" YA novel empowers every reader! #ownvoices #wndb
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Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill - Empower LGBTQ & Allied Teens

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    Pink Stripe Hero

    Did you know there was a hot pink stripe on the original design of the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag?

    This level of backing offers my enthusiastic thanks for helping and being a member of the community + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

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    Purple Stripe Hero

    Purple on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for Spirit, and I appreciate yours!

    1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 1 PAPERBACK DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 eBook copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 paperback donated to an LGBTQ or Allied Teen + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

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    Blue Stripe Hero

    Blue on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for art, Thanks for supporting this "word art" project!

    1 PAPERBACK FOR YOU + 1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 1 PAPERBACK DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 Paperback copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 eBook copy for you + 1 paperback donated to an LGBTQ or Allied Teen + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S. For shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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    Green Stripe Hero

    Green on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for nature, something Wyatt, my main character, loves. Me, too.

    1 PAPERBACK FOR YOU + 1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 2 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 Paperback copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 eBook copy for you + 2 paperback copies donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

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    Yellow Stripe Hero

    Yellow on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for sunlight. Let's shine together!

    1 SIGNED HARDCOVER FOR YOU + 2 EBOOKS FOR YOU + 4 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 signed hardcover copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 2 eBook copies for you + 4 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S. For shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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    Orange Stripe Hero

    Orange on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for healing. Writing this novel was healing for my inner teen. I hope reading it is healing for you, too.

    SKYPE WITH LEE + 1 SIGNED HARDCOVER FOR YOU + 10 EBOOKS FOR YOUR GROUP + 10 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes a 30-minute Skype author visit with Lee for your group* + 1 signed hardcover copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 10 eBook copies for members of your group + 10 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S. For shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

    *Skype visit must be completed within the 2018-2019 school year.

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    Double Red Stripe Hero

    You know how sometimes, if everything's just right, you can see a double rainbow?

    My brother John has offered to create a second limited edition of art inspired by "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill!"

    1 ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR YOU + 1 SIGNED HARDCOVER FOR YOU + 1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 15 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 original artwork by John Y. Wind that is inspired by the novel + 1 signed hardcover copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 eBook copy for you + 15 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S. For shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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    Blue-Pink-White-Pink-Blue Stripes Hero

    The Trans Pride Flag has five stripes: Baby Blue, Baby Pink, White (for those who are intersex, transitioning, or identify as having a neutral or undefined gender), Baby Pink, and Baby Blue. The flag's creator, trans woman Monica Helmes, said "The pattern is such that no matter which way you fly it, it is always correct, signifying us finding correctness in our lives.” Love that.

    1 SIGNED HARDCOVER FOR YOU + 1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 35 PAPERBACKS FOR YOU TO DONATE DIRECTLY (OR VIA LEE, IF YOU PREFER)

    This level of backing includes 1 signed hardcover copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 eBook copy for you + 35 paperbacks for you to donate directly to organizations or individuals you feel would benefit from reading the novel (Or, you can choose to have Lee donate them to LGBTQ or Allied Teens) + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S.

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    Black Stripe Hero

    In 2017 a new diversity version of the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag was introduced with the brown and black stripes, and I'm a big fan. And why is the bad guy always in black? What terrible messaging! Did I mention Wyatt's love interest in the novel, Martin, is an African America teen? As my teenager would say, you'll totally SHIP them!

    THIS ONE IS ALL ABOUT THE TEENS!
    2 SIGNED HARDCOVERS FOR YOU + 2 EBOOKS FOR YOU + 100 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 2 signed hardcover copies of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 2 eBook copies for you + 100 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S.

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    Red Stripe Hero

    Red on the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag stands for life. In my life, my brother John Y. Wind is an artist, and he wanted to help out.

    1 ORIGINAL ARTWORK FOR YOU + 1 SIGNED HARDCOVER FOR YOU + 1 EBOOK FOR YOU + 15 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 original artwork by John Y. Wind that is inspired by the novel + 1 signed hardcover copy of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 1 eBook copy for you + 15 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes shipping within the U.S. For shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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    Brown Stripe Hero

    In 2017 a new diversity version of the Gay Pride Rainbow Flag was introduced with the brown and black stripes, and I'm a big fan. I want to be an ally to all People of Color, and I hope you do, too!

    1 AUTHOR VISIT TO YOUR SCHOOL + 2 SIGNED HARDCOVERS FOR YOU + 50 EBOOKS FOR YOUR STUDENTS + 50 PAPERBACKS DONATED

    This level of backing includes 1 full day author visit with Lee** (up to 3 assemblies and lunch with your GSA/diversity group) + 2 signed hardcover copies of "Queer as a Five-Dollar Bill" for you + 50 eBook copies for your students + 50 paperbacks donated to LGBTQ or Allied Teens + Optional listing of your name in the 'Thank You' section of the book (Real names, and within the bounds of good taste.)

    Includes travel within a 2 hour drive of metro Los Angeles, CA.
    Includes shipping within the U.S.

    For travel outside the 2-hours-from-Los Angeles radius and for shipping outside the U.S., please contact Lee directly at leewind(at)roadrunner(dot)com

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