This Day in June

This Day in June

Book - 2014
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"A picture book illustrating a Pride parade. The endmatter serves as a primer on LGBT history and culture and explains the references made in the story"--
Publisher: Washington, DC :, Magination Press,, [2014]
ISBN: 9781433816581
143381658X
9781433816598
1433816598
Branch Call Number: E Pitman
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) :,color illustrations ;,21 x 26 cm
Additional Contributors: Litten, Kristyna

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In a wildly whimsical reflection of the LGBT community, this book welcomes readers to experience a pride celebration and share in a day when we are all united.

In 2017, two parents tried to have this book about people attending a Pride parade removed from the library in West Chicago, IL, but the library board voted to retain it in the children's section. The book was also challenged in Hood County, TX in 2015 and retained by the library, although they “... Read More »

A picture book illustrating a Pride parade with a primer on LGBT history and culture.


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SPPL_BirthToK Jun 14, 2018

With a simple rhyming couplet scheme throughout, this book is great for even the youngest children. The copious information included at the back of the book also makes it the perfect tool to help parents have a guided conversation around Pride and LGBTQ rights and history.

VaughanPLTamara Jul 13, 2017

Vibrant and fun illustrations- colourful pictures! Great tool for introducing and teaching children about acceptance, inclusiveness and understanding of the LGBT community.

ArapahoeSteffen May 22, 2017

Few words, but vibrant, fun pictures in this book encourage a lot of questions and discussion between narrator and child. I wish there were more books like this one!

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Sep 08, 2015

Tastefully well done to highlight some of the ideas for children. Loved the exuberance for the parade that is conveyed and the exceptional illustrations.

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