Beautiful Music for Ugly Children

By Kirstin Cronn-Mills

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“This is Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, on community radio 90.3, KZUK. I’m Gabe. Welcome to my show.” My birth name is Elizabeth, but I’m a guy. Gabe. My parents think I’ve gone crazy and the rest of the world is happy to agree with them, but I know I’m right. I’ve been a boy my whole life. When you think about it, I’m like a record. Elizabeth is my A side, the song everybody knows, and Gabe is my B side—not heard as often, but just as good. It’s time to let my B side play. .

About the Author

Kirstin Cronn-Mills is the author of Minnesota Book Award finalist The Sky Always Hears Me And the Hills Don’t Mind and Beautiful Music for Ugly Children. Cronn-Mills received her doctorate degree from Iowa State University and currently teaches in North Mankato, Minnesota, where she lives with her husband and son.

  • Paperback ISBN: 9780738732510
  • Ebook ISBN: 9780738732657
  • Reading Age: from 12 to 18 years
  • Interest Age: from 12 to 18 years
  • Paperback dimensions: 5.19 x 8 in
  • Publication date: Oct 08, 2012
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  • Format: Paperback | Ebook
  • Pages: 288
  • Imprint: Flux
  • Subjects:
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / LGBT
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / Contemporary
    YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Romance / LGBT

Reviews of Beautiful Music for Ugly Children:

"A kind and satisfyingly executed portrait." —Kirkus Reviews


"Every so often a book comes along that is so sharp, so moving, so real, and so good, you want to press it into everyone's hands and say, Read this! READ THIS!" —Courtney Summers, author of Cracked Up to Be and This is Not a Test

Awards received by Beautiful Music for Ugly Children:

Winner of the ALA Stonewall Book Award (Young Adult, 2014)


A 2014 IPPY Award Silver Medalist (GLBT Fiction)


A 2014 YALSA Top Ten Popular Paperback


A 2013 ALA Rainbow List Top Ten Title


Finalist for Foreword’s Best Book of the Year for Young Adult Fiction


Lambda Literary Award finalist for LGBT Children’s/Young Adult

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