Stuck Rubber Baby

Title

Stuck Rubber Baby

Authors

Howard Cruse

Publisher

DC Comics

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781401227135

Pages

210 pages

Genre

historial

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

In the 1960s American South, a young gas station attendant named Toland Polk is rejected from the Army draft for admitting 'homosexual tendencies,' and falls in with a close-knit group of young locals yearning to break from the conformity of their hometown through civil rights activism, folk music, and gay-friendly nightclubs.

Grade Level

9-12

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Racial Diversity; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Race discrimination; Gay/Lesbian; death of mother; death of a father; racism; prejudice; segregation; gay; gay adult

Main Character

adult male

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay male

Awards

Rainbow List, 2011 Graphic Novels

Keywords

civil rights; friendships; relationships; pregnancy; Army; military draft; homophobia; activism

Diversity Impact

direct

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