Pride: An Inspirational History of the LGBTQ+ Movement

Foreword by Layton Williams
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Hardcover
$14.99 US
6.69"W x 9.06"H x 0.51"D  
On sale Apr 19, 2022 | 128 Pages | 978-0-593-38294-3
| Grade 5 & Up
Reading Level: Lexile 1170L | Fountas & Pinnell Z+
Take pride in who you are! This inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community enlightens young readers on the true timeline of LGBTQ+ history around the world, the lives of important figures like Harvey Milk, and iconic events like Stonewall.

The LGBTQ+ community is so much more than rainbow flags and the month of June. In this beautifully designed dynamic book, young readers will learn about groundbreaking events, including historic pushes for equality and the legalization of same-sex marriages across the world. They will dive into the phenomenal history of queer icons from ancient times to the present and read about Harvey Milk, Marsha P. Johnson, Audre Lorde, and more.
 
Including several personal current essays from inspiring young, LGBTQ+ people, this book encourages readers to take pride in their identity and the identities of those around them. Don’t just learn about LGBTQ+ history – take pride in it!

The lively four-color interior, including photographs and bold illustrations, enhances the text and makes this a beautiful and dynamic addition to any collection.
Stella Caldwell is an experienced children's author. She studied English Literature at university, and has worked in book publishing as an editor and author for many years. She lives in Oxford, UK.

Layton Williams is an English actor, singer, and dancer, whose first role was playing the title role in Billy Elliot in London's West End.

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Take pride in who you are! This inspiring history of the LGBTQ+ community enlightens young readers on the true timeline of LGBTQ+ history around the world, the lives of important figures like Harvey Milk, and iconic events like Stonewall.

The LGBTQ+ community is so much more than rainbow flags and the month of June. In this beautifully designed dynamic book, young readers will learn about groundbreaking events, including historic pushes for equality and the legalization of same-sex marriages across the world. They will dive into the phenomenal history of queer icons from ancient times to the present and read about Harvey Milk, Marsha P. Johnson, Audre Lorde, and more.
 
Including several personal current essays from inspiring young, LGBTQ+ people, this book encourages readers to take pride in their identity and the identities of those around them. Don’t just learn about LGBTQ+ history – take pride in it!

The lively four-color interior, including photographs and bold illustrations, enhances the text and makes this a beautiful and dynamic addition to any collection.

Author

Stella Caldwell is an experienced children's author. She studied English Literature at university, and has worked in book publishing as an editor and author for many years. She lives in Oxford, UK.

Layton Williams is an English actor, singer, and dancer, whose first role was playing the title role in Billy Elliot in London's West End.

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