Marley's Pride

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Product Details
Price
$17.99  $16.73
Publisher
Barefoot Books
Publish Date
Pages
32
Dimensions
10.16 X 9.92 X 0.39 inches | 0.95 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9798888590744

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About the 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
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