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Marley's Pride

April 2, 2024 | Hardcover
ISBN: 9798888590744
$22.99
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Description

? "A Black nonbinary child finds ways to navigate their sensory sensitivities during Pride . . . Joyfully affirming" - Kirkus Reviews, starred review Marley is a little nonbinary kid with big anxieties. Crowds? Pass. Loud noises? No, thanks. When their Zaza is up for an award at Pride, they want to go to the parade for the first time with their beloved grandparent. But can Marley overcome their fears? Highlighting the joyful experiences of a queer family of color finding community at Pride, this story features endmatter about the history of Pride, a glossary of LGBTQ+ terms, and a list of resources.

About this Author

Joëlle Retener (they/them) is a Kreyol American children's author from the Washington, DC, metro area. A proud Spelman College graduate, Joëlle is passionate about sharing stories that celebrate Black pride and Queer joy. When they are not writing, you can find them gardening or tending to their small homestead. Joëlle lives in a cabin in the woods with their partner and three tiny humans.

DeAnn Wiley (she/her) is a self-taught illustrator with a Master's degree in counseling psychology, born and raised in Detroit, Michigan. She advocates for social justice from the intersection of multiple identities -- Black, Woman, Queer, and disabled -- and she stands in solidarity with communities of which she is not a member. When she is not painting, she's learning, growing, and healing, with each phase of her journey depicted in her art. DeAnn is the illustrator of Sarah Rising, the Sunday Adventures series, and her author-illustrator debut, Homegrown

ISBN: 9798888590744
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 32
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Published: 2024-04-02

Reviews

? "A Black nonbinary child finds ways to navigate their sensory sensitivities during Pride . . . Joyfully affirming" - Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"This sensitive work will be a valuable teaching tool to support children with questions concerning themselves or their friends" - School Library Journal
 

? "Retener celebrates the communal spirit of Pride in this lively intersectional jaunt, which respects Marley's boundaries through open communication" - Publishers Weekly, starred review
 

"From its bright and colourful cover, Marley's Pride is a whirlwind of cheer and a celebration of being trans, Black and neurodivergent." - Inis Magazine

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