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Twas the Night Before Pride by Joanna McClintick and Juana Medina (Illus)

Twas the Night Before Pride by Joanna McClintick and Juana Medina (Illus)


A glittering celebration of queer families puts Pride gently in perspective - honouring those in the LBGTQ+ community who fought against injustice and inequality. Pride's a day that means "Together, we are strong!"This joyful picture-book homage to a day of community and inclusion - and to the joys of anticipation - is also a comprehensive history. With bright, buoyant illustrations and lyrical, age-appropriate rhyme modeled on "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," it tackles difficult content such as the Stonewall Riots and the AIDS marches.

On the night before Pride, families everywhere are preparing to partake. As one family packs snacks and makes signs, an older sibling shares the importance of the parade with the newest member of the family. Reflecting on the day, the siblings agree that the best thing about Pride is getting to be yourself.

Debut author Joanna McClintic and Pura Belpre Award-winning author-illustrator Juana Medina create a new classic that pays homage to the beauty of families of all compositions - and of all-inclusive love.

  • Details

    Imprint: Walker Books

    Publication Date: 2 June 2022

    ISBN: 9781529512502

    Pages: 32

    Type: Paperback

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