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A charming adventure story about a non-binary kid's escapades after discovering a magical purse, by Jacinta Bunnell & Crystal Vielula
A charming adventure story about a non-binary kid's escapades after discovering a magical purse, by Jacinta Bunnell & Crystal Vielula
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A MORE GRACEFUL SHABOOM– LGBTQ KIDS' BOOK

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    A RANDOM PHOTO FROM JACINTA'S PHONE

    $1! The mighty dollar! You're the ONE! Each one help one! One is NOT the loneliest number!

    Every single dollar counts! We particularly love this reward level. With this contribution, you will receive an email from Jacinta that includes one random photo from the thousands on her phone.

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    e-BOOK DOWNLOAD OF THE BOOK

    We will send out a link for supporters to download a digital copy of A More Graceful Shaboom by Jacinta Bunnell, Illustrated by Crystal Vielula. ePub, Mobi, and PDF e-Book versions are available.

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    ONE SIGNED COPY OF THE BOOK

    Choose this funding level and receive one copy of A More Graceful Shaboom signed by Jacinta Bunnell, hot off the presses! If you would like a specific message written in the book, please let us know when checking out.

    This reward includes an eBook version of the book as well.

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    2 SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK

    Receive two copies of A More Graceful Shaboom. One for you. One for a friend, teacher, or library. You will also receive an e-Book version of the book. When reward surveys go out at the end of the campaign, please let us know who you would like the book inscribed to.

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    ONE SIGNED BOOK + SMALL FOUND OBJECT

    With this reward level, you will receive one signed copy of A More Graceful Shaboom plus one small found object from Jacinta's incredible collection of quirky, precious miniatures. She has been collecting tiny, unique objects for decades and making them part of menageries around her house.

    This surprise found object will be mailed separately from the book. If you would like a specific message written in the book, please let us know when checking out.

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    3 SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK

    Choose this funding level and receive three copies of A More Graceful Shaboom signed by Jacinta Bunnell, hot off the presses! If you would like a specific message written in the book, please let us know when checking out.

    This reward includes an eBook version of the book as well.

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    2 COPIES + LGBTQ ACTIVIST HEALTH BOOK

    This reward level allows you to receive two signed copies of A More Graceful Shaboom, plus one copy of "Bodies and Barriers: Queer Activists on Health", a book which provides a road map for action to improve queer health.

    Through artfully articulated, data-informed essays by twenty-six well-known and emerging queer activists—including Alisa Bowman, Jack Harrison-Quintana, Liz Margolies, Robyn Ochs, Justin Sabia-Tanis, Imani Woody, and more—"Bodies and Barriers" illuminates the health challenges LGBTQAI+ people experience throughout their lives and challenges conventional wisdom about health care. Edited by Adrian Shanker, Founder of the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center. Jacinta drew the art for the chapter headings!

    This reward includes an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom by Jacinta Bunnell.

    If you would like a specific message written in the books, please let us know when checking out.

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    ONE SIGNED BOOK + HANDMADE ART BOOKMARK

    With this reward level, you will receive one signed copy of A More Graceful Shaboom plus a handmade bookmark by Jacinta Bunnell. As well as being an author, Jacinta is a mixed media artist. Her colorful creations promise to delight and inspire you.

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    4 SIGNED COPIES OF THE BOOK

    With this reward, you will receive 4 signed copies of the book to share with all your friends and neighbors. You will also receive an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom as well. This makes is a perfect gift for schools and teachers.

    If you would like a specific message written in the books, please let us know when checking out.

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    ALL 6 OF JACINTA BUNNELL'S BOOKS

    With this funding level, you will receive one copy each of all the following: A More Graceful Shaboom, Girls Are Not Chicks Coloring Book, Sometimes the Spoon Runs Away With Another Spoon Coloring Book, Girls Will Be Boys Will Be Girls Will Be...Coloring Book, Las niñas pueden ser reyes: Libro para colorear, and The Big Gay Alphabet Coloring Book.

    This is an AWESOME way to build out your library with some amazing books. This reward includes an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom as well.

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    ONE SIGNED BOOK + SIGNED ART PRINT

    With this funding level, you will receive a limited edition 13" x 17" signed art print by Crystal Vielula, illustrator of A More Graceful Shaboom, and one hardcover copy of A More Graceful Shaboom.

    This reward includes an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom as well.

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    10 COPIES OF THE BOOK

    With this reward, you will receive 10 signed copies of the book to share with all your friends, students, and neighbors. You will also receive an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom as well. This makes is a perfect gift for schools and teachers.

    If you would like a specific message written in the books, please let us know when checking out.

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    COPY OF ORIGINAL MANUSCRIPT + 1 BOOK

    Receive one of a limited number of copies of the handwritten manuscript for A More Graceful Shaboom. The manuscript copy is complete with all its original edits, corrections, and cross-outs! This book was written by Jacinta Bunnell while on retreat at Neko Case's farm in Vermont.

    You will get a behind-the-scenes peek into one author's process. You will see the original names of the characters she first chose, read all the scenes that were cut during editing, and marvel at Jacinta's cursive handwriting! When else do you get a chance to peek inside an author's head?

    This reward includes an eBook version of A More Graceful Shaboom as well.

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    ZOOM READING WITH JACINTA

    Jacinta will virtually visit with your classroom, family, library, after-school center, community center, LGBTQ center, or group of your choice. She will read the book to you over Zoom. You can invite up to 50 people to join the reading. Pooling resources with some friends, family, or co-workers can make this reward a real community experience. Q & A will follow.

    This reward includes an eBook and hardcover copy of A More Graceful Shaboom.

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    JACINTA TUCKS YOU IN & READS THE BOOK

    With this reward level, Jacinta will come tuck your household in and read you the book! You must live within 40 miles of Kingston, NY. You will receive one copy of the book, delivered in person.

    Because of social distancing, this reward may come with some caveats. Perhaps you are set up to take a nap in your sleeping bags on the porch or lawn. Maybe you are in your PJs, chilling in an open window while Jacinta reads to your family from outside. Either way, she will read to you and you will first laugh and then feel sleepy.

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    WORKSHOP WITH JACINTA + 10 BOOKS

    This reward is geared toward organizations, schools, LBGTQ centers, and institutions within a 5 hour drive of Kingston, NY who would like a book-making workshop and in-person reading with Jacinta. This pledge will cover transportation costs and be scheduled for a time when it is safe to gather in large groups. For ages 13+.

    Jacinta has been an educator for over 20 years and has facilitated more than 200 workshops. A workshop with Jacinta is like spending an afternoon in the big queer craft cabin at your favorite summer camp.

    This is for the long-term planners of the bunch since it may not be realistic until 2021!

    This reward includes 10 books.

    "The great thing about Jacinta is that she is personally invested and wants everyone to engage in the material. It shows in the way she interacts with EVERYONE. She's a dynamic and interactive leader, a motivator who gets people to come out of their shell to make their own projects." —Bethany Nohlgren, Dean of Students, Bard College

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    ONE BOOK + A PERSONALIZED ZINE ABOUT YOU

    Not only will you receive one signed copy of A More Graceful Shaboom, but you will also get a handmade, handwritten, full-color, mixed media, 8-10 page zine/booklet all about YOUR LIFE.

    With this reward level, you will provide Jacinta with some certain facts about you, something like: What was your favorite childhood fruit? Who do you consistently get into the most trouble with? Where do you hide your licorice? You know, questions like this.

    Jacinta will compile the data and put it through the writer's computer in her head, churning out a fun, sweet, zany story about YOU. Then Jacinta will take this precious zine to a copy shop, make 10 fresh copies for you, and send them in the mail. You will laugh. You will cry. You will hold a hand to your heart.

    If you would like a specific message written in the book, please let us know when checking out.

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