A Child's Introduction to Pride

The Inspirational History and Culture of the LGBTQIA+ Community
by Sarah Prager, Caitlin O'Dwyer

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The perfect primer for kids ages 8-12, this book celebrates love, hope, equality, and progress by taking an inspirational and essential look at the rich history and culture of the LGBTQIA+ community in the United States and around the world. Now a 2024 Rainbow Book List Top 10 Books for Young Readers!


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Published By Black Dog & Leventhal

Format Hardback


Number Of Pages 96

Publication Date 05/02/2023

ISBN 9780762481910

Dimensions 10.3 inches x 10.45 inches

"A strong survey of queer culture and history."
— Kirkus Reviews

"This beautiful book helps introduce Pride and acceptance to young readers...the perfect gift for any young person in your life this Pride."

— Good Housekeeping

“Prager has done a heroic job of crafting this crowded survey/history of LGBTQIA+ culture and community…The book is greatly enhanced by the many full-color illustrations by O’Dwyer. They help make this an agreeable introduction to a valuable subject."
— Booklist

"Well-documented and exceptionally written with vibrant illustrations, this book is sure to engage children with LGBTQIA+ Pride."

— Rainbow Round Table of the American Library Association

"A Child's Introduction to Pride is such an achievement…Anyone reading this will learn something new, but with every fact you read it's supports her larger message: Queer people have always been everywhere, across the globe, in all communities, in all time periods."

"Highly recommended to readers of all ages, this book will certainly instill a sense of pride in everyone who reads it."