PROUD is an exciting anthology of brand new stories and poetry by YA authors and illustrators exploring the theme of pride. PROUD is a rainbow-riotous celebration of LGBTQ+ talent and is the perfect book to discuss during “LGBT History Month” and beyond.
Compiled by Juno Dawson, (THIS BOOK IS GAY and CLEAN), PROUD is a thought-provoking, funny, and emotional read that uplifts and empowers LGBTQ+ youth and opens the hearts and minds of young allies.
Each piece of writing has an accompanying illustration by an artist identifying as part of the LGBTQ+ community. Contributors include Steve Antony, Dean Atta, Kate Alizadeh, Fox Benwell, Alex Bertie, Caroline Bird, Fatti Burke, Tanya Byrne, Moïra Fowley-Doyle, Frank Duffy, Simon James Green, Leo Greenfield, Saffa Khan, Karen Lawler, David Levithan, Priyanka Meenakshi, Alice Oseman, Michael Lee Richardson, David Roberts, Cynthia So, Kay Staples, Jessica Vallance, Kristen Van Dam and Kameron White.
Stripes have created a fantastic a Reader Discussion Notes and Activities and Teaching Resource Guide to help you and your group get the most out of the book.
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