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Baby Be-Bop

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Published by HarperTrophy .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsDavid Diaz (Illustrator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7292714M
ISBN 100064471764
ISBN 109780064471763
OCLC/WorldCa37826467


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Baby Be-Bop traces the growing awareness for Dirk of what it means to be homosexual in the contemporary United States culture. Significant themes appear in Baby Be-Bop that also appear in other books in the Dangerous Angels series, including the difficulty of retaining artistic sensitivity in a harsh world and the power of love to build a community.aka Dangerous Angels Pink Smog (Weetzie Bat, #0), Weetzie Bat (Weetzie Bat, #1), Witch Baby (Weetzie Bat, #2), Cherokee Bat and the Goat Guys (Weetzie Ba Author: Francesca Lia Block.