Highlights the joyful experiences of a queer Black family finding community at Pride

Product Code: 9375
ISBN: 9798888590744
Format: Hardback
Publisher: Barefoot Books
Pages: 32
Published Date: 04/02/2024
Availability:In stock
Price: $17.95

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 Black family finding community at Pride, this story features endmatter about the history of Pride, a glossary of LGBTQ+ terms, and a list of resources.

For Ages 3-9

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“A Black nonbinary child finds ways to navigate their sensory sensitivities during Pride . . . Joyfully affirming” – Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“Retener celebrates the communal spirit of Pride in this lively intersectional jaunt, which respects Marley’s boundaries through open communication” – Publishers Weekly, starred review

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

“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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