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Drag queens hold reading at W&CF
Special to the online edition of Windy City Times
2017-01-04

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Holiday shoppers packed the Women and Children First bookstore in Andersonville recently in the afternoon to hear books read.

Parents brought a diverse group of children out to hear drag queens Coco Sho-Nell, Muffy Fishbasket and Ashley Morgan—all from local bar The Call—present a variety of books to attendees. My First Kwanzaa, Latke the Lucky Dog and How the Grinch Stole Christmas! were told with affection to the kids.

This idea follows a drag-queen reading at the Brooklyn Public Library event with big results that may lead to a trend in diversity to story hour in bookstores and libraries.

After this success, Story Time with Drag Queens is slated to return in 2017.

For updates, visit WomenAndChildrenFirst.com .

Text by Jerry Nunn; photos from Facebook


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