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Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

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JUNIOR LIBRARY GUILD SELECTION - Celebrate Pride and it's iconic rainbow flag--a symbol of inclusion and acceptance around the world-- with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history!

Pride is a beacon of (technicolor) light. --Entertainment Weekly

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.

Author: Rob Sanders
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Published: 04/10/2018
Pages: 48
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 11.30h x 8.90w x 0.40d
ISBN: 9780399555312
Age Range: 5-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.6
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 195120 / Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag


Review Citation(s):
Kirkus Reviews 02/01/2018
School Library Journal 02/01/2018 pg. 116
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 05/01/2018
Shelf Awareness 04/27/2018
Publishers Weekly 05/07/2018
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/2019 - Recommended, Satisfactory

About the Author
ROB SANDERS is an acclaimed 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, Rodzilla, and Peaceful Fights for Equal Rights. 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. Visit him at robsanderswrites.com

STEVEN SALERNO is the author/illustrator of Coco the Carrot, Little Tumbo, Harry Hungry!, Wild Child, and Tim's Goodbye. He has also illustrated 24 popular picture books including Brothers at Bat (a New York Times Book Review's Notable Picture Book of the Year), The Kid from Diamond Street, The Fantastic Ferris Wheel, Goldenlocks and the Three Pirates, 19 Girls and Me, and Margaret Wise Brown's The Dirty Little Boy. A graduate of Parsons School of Design in NYC, he lives and works in Manhattan. Visit him at stevensalerno.com
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