Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle
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Kid Activism with author Robin Stevenson
Kids around the world are stepping up and making their voices heard about issues like climate justice, racial equity and gender inclusivity. How can books help support this momentum and give kids and families the language to speak up and support needed change in their community and beyond? Join award-winning author Robin Stevenson for this fun storytime session, where she’ll read from some of her works such as Kid Activists: True Tales of Childhood from Champions of Change, Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle and Ghost’s Journey: A Refugee Story.
RBCM @ Home (Kids) is hosted by Chris O’Connor.
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The Zoom Room has a capacity of 500 spots. If you are not able to access through Zoom, we will also be streaming on Facebook Live. Please visit the Royal BC Museum Facebook page.
“An indispensable and celebratory primer on the ongoing fight for LGBTQ+ rights. An excellent resource that is as thorough as it is visually appealing.” —School Library Journal, starred review
Like the original version, this new edition of Pride: The Celebration and the Struggle celebrates the LGBTQ+ community’s diversity and the incredible victories of the past 50 years—but it also has a larger focus on activism, the need to keep fighting for equality and freedom around the world and the important role that young people are playing.
The new edition has been updated and expanded to include many new Proud Moments and Queer Facts as well as a profile of LGBTQ+ refugees from Indonesia, a story about a Pride celebration in a refugee camp in Kenya and profiles of young activists, including teens from a Gender and Sexuality Alliance organizing Pride in Inuvik and a trans girl from Vancouver fighting for inclusion and support in schools. There is also a section on being an ally, a profile of a family with two gay dads (one of them trans) and much, much more!
Nonfiction Ages 9-12
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