Pride The Story of Harvey Milk and the Rainbow Flag

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By Rob Sanders

Illustrated by Steven Salerno

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Rainbow Pride Flag with the very first picture book to tell its remarkable and inspiring history!

In this deeply moving and empowering true story, young readers will trace the life of the Gay Pride Flag, from its beginnings in 1978 with social activist Harvey Milk and designer Gilbert Baker to its spanning of the globe and its role in today’s world. Award-winning author Rob Sanders’s stirring text, and acclaimed illustrator Steven Salerno’s evocative images, combine to tell this remarkable – and undertold – story. A story of love, hope, equality, and pride.

Age Range: 5 to 8 years

Hardcover with jacket, 48 pages

Dimensions: 9 x 11 x 3/8 inches

“A welcome social history . . . Mission accomplished.” – The San Francisco Chronicle

“An uplifting introduction to the symbol of the Rainbow Flag . . . Vibrant and lively . . . Recommended for all collections.” – School Library Journal

“A biography LGBTQ rights activists and allies can proudly share with children . . . A hope-filled ode to the rainbow flag.” – Kirkus Reviews

“A poignant and uplifting biography.” – Publisher’s Weekly

“A children’s book that will properly express the struggle and joys that the LGBTQ rights movement went through.” – Instinct Magazine