The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag
By: Rob Sanders
Publication Date: 2018-04-10
Number of pages: 48
★ An Amazon Best Children's Book of the Year selection
Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Pride Flag with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history!
PRAISE FOR PRIDE!
A Junior Library Guild Selection
"Pride is a beacon of (technicolor) light."
"An essential LGBTQ children's book"
"The picture book about Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag is everything you needed as a kid."
"I couldn’t be more thrilled the world now has this book."
"This inspiring, positive story is a great introduction to two LGBTQ heroes and to the spirit of the LGBTQ community."
"A welcome social history . . . Mission accomplished."
"A children’s book that will properly express the struggle and joys that the LGBTQ rights movement went through."
★ "Offers little ones an age-appropriate introduction . . . Ebullient . . ."
"An uplifting introduction to the symbol of the Rainbow Flag . . . Vibrant and lively . . . Recommended for all collections."
"A poignant and uplifting biography."
"A tribute to a leader undertreated in young people’s literature."
"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"
“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.”