Today on the site, we’re revealing the cover of Marley’s Pride by Joëlle Retener and DeAnn Wiley, a picture book about a queer Black family finding community at Pride releasing April 2, 2024 from Barefoot Books! Here’s the story:
Marley is a little nonbinary kid with big anxieties. Crowds? Pass. Loud noises? No, thanks. When their Zaza is up for an award at Pride, they want to go to the parade for the first time with their beloved grandparent. But can Marley overcome their fears? Highlighting the joyful experiences of a queer family of color finding community at Pride, this story features endmatter about the history of Pride, a glossary of LGBTQ+ terms, and a list of resources.
And here’s the joyful cover, illustrated by DeAnn Wiley and designed by Lindsey Leigh!
Buy it: Bookshop