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Pride The Story Of Harvey Milk And The Rainbow Flag

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Published: July 2018
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Author: ROB SANDERS
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BIC Subject: Children's / Teenage: general non-fiction
 
Published: 02-Jul-2018
Format: Hardback, 40 pages, 0x0mm
ISBN: 9780399555312
Stock Code: 9555312
Product Description
 
The very first picture book about the remarkable and inspiring story of the Gay Pride Flag!

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable - and undertold - story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pride.


PRAISE FOR PRIDE!

Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and The Rainbow Flag beautifullyatells theahistory of both Uncle Harvey's dream and hisacollaboration with Gilbert Baker to create a global symbol ofaequality andainclusion. This book tells a history that all children will cherish, and will inspire the next generation of hope givers, our world's youth
- Stuart Milk, Founder and President of the Harvey Milk Foundation

oHarvey Milk and Gilbert Baker showed LGBTQ people that they should be proud of who they are and who they love.aThat is exactly what we do at The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth in crisis. We're thrilled that more young people will learn the story behind the original rainbow flag.o
- Amit Paley, Trevor Project CEO and Executive DirectorThe very first picture book about the remarkable and inspiring story of the Gay Pride Flag!

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today's world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders's stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno's evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable - and undertold - story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pride.


PRAISE FOR PRIDE!

Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and The Rainbow Flag beautifullyatells theahistory of both Uncle Harvey's dream and hisacollaboration with Gilbert Baker to create a global symbol ofaequality andainclusion. This book tells a history that all children will cherish, and will inspire the next generation of hope givers, our world's youth
- Stuart Milk, Founder and President of the Harvey Milk Foundation

oHarvey Milk and Gilbert Baker showed LGBTQ people that they should be proud of who they are and who they love.aThat is exactly what we do at The Trevor Project for LGBTQ youth in crisis. We're thrilled that more young people will learn the story behind the original rainbow flag.o
- Amit Paley, Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director
ROB SANDERS is a writer who teaches, and a teacher who writes. He is the author of Cowboy Christmas, Crystal Kite-winner Outer Space Bedtime Race, Ruby Rose - Off to School She Goes, Ruby Rose - Big Bravos, and Rodzilla. Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag is Rob's first non-fiction picture book. Rob lives in Florida where he teaches elementary school.aVisit him at robsanderswrites.com

STEVEN SALERNOais the author/illustrator of Coco the Carrot,aLittle Tumbo, Harry Hungry!,aWild Child, andaTim's Goodbye.aHe has also illustrated 24 popular picture books including Brothers at Bata(a New York Times Book Review's Notable Picture Book of the Year), The Kid from Diamond Street, The Fantastic Ferris Wheel,aGoldenlocks and the Three Pirates, 19 Girls and Me,aand Margaret Wise Brown'saThe Dirty Little Boy.aA graduate of Parsons School of Design in NYC, healives and works in Manhattan. Visit him atastevensalerno.com
 
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