Pride: The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

Category: Book
Illustrated By: Salerno, Steven
By (author): Sanders, Rob
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / General
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Biography & Autobiography / Social Activists
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / History / United States / 20th Century
  JUVENILE NONFICTION / LGBT
Publisher: Random House Children's Books
Published: April 2018
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 48
Size: 11.00in x 8.75in
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$ 23.99
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Additional Notes

From The Publisher*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!

A Junior Library Guild Selection


"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

"Harvey Milk and Gilbert Baker showed LGBTQ people that they should be proud of who they are and who they love. That 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."
- Amit Paley, Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director
Review Quote*"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 Milk Foundation

"Harvey Milk and Gilbert Baker showed LGBTQ people that they should be proud of who they are and who they love. That 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."
- Amit Paley, Trevor Project CEO and Executive Director
Biographical NoteROB 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. Visit him at robsanderswrites.com

STEVEN SALERNO is the author/illustrator of Coco the CarrotLittle 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