On June 7, 1958, Prince Rogers Nelson is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Kirstin Cronn-Mills’ Beautiful Music for Ugly Children takes place in Price’s beloved Minneapolis and follows the story of Gabe, a young boy struggling with having a girl’s body. They also come into themselves like Prince through music. This story has been awarded a Top Ten pick for the 2013 Rainbow List, placed on the 2013 Best Fiction for Young Adults list, received a silver medal in ForeWord Review’s Book of the Year Awards for YA fiction, and made a Lambda Literary Award finalist in the Children’s/Young Adult category.

Book Title: Beautiful Music for Ugly Children

Book Author: Kirstin Cronn-Mills

ISBN Number: 9780738732510

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