Family Book Event: Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk
From: April 10, 2018 at 6:00pm
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Join Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center and Let's Play Books for a very special book launch and celebration of the very first picture book about the remarkable and inspiring story of the Gay Pride Flag! This book belongs in everyone's home, and in every library across the country. Let's Play Books will donate a copy of the book to the Bradbury-Sullivan LGBT Community Center library, as well as 10% of all the book's sales leading up to and at the event. Please purchase the book through Let's Play Books and RSVP below so we know that you will be attending the event!
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!
A Junior Library Guild Selection
“A biography LGBTQ rights activists and allies can proudly share with children…a hope-filled ode to the rainbow flag.”
- Kirkus Reviews
“Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and The Rainbow Flag beautifully tells the history of both Uncle Harvey’s dream and his collaboration with Gilbert Baker to create a global symbol of equality and inclusion. 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
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