NPR's "All Things Considered," calls Queer Ducks "teenager-friendly. It's a young adult book filled with comics and humor and accessible science, and it's filled with research on the diversity of sexual behavior in the animal world."
This groundbreaking illustrated YA nonfiction title from two-time National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Eliot Schrefer is a well-researched and teen-friendly exploration of the gamut of queer behaviors observed in animals.
A quiet revolution has been underway in recent years, with study after study revealing substantial same-sex sexual behavior in animals. Join celebrated author Eliot Schrefer on an exploration of queer behavior in the animal worldfrom albatrosses to bonobos to clownfish to doodlebugs.
In sharp and witty proseaided by humorous comics from artist Jules ZuckerbergSchrefer uses science, history, anthropology, and sociology to illustrate the diversity of sexual behavior in the animal world.
Interviews with researchers in the field offer additional insights for readers and aspiring scientists.
Queer behavior in animals is as diverse and complexand as naturalas it is in our own species. It doesnt set us apart from animalsit bonds us even closer to our animal selves.
Katherine Tegen Books
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