Happy Sunday and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for THIS IS OUR RAINBOW edited by Katherine Locke and Nicole Melleby! I’m so excited because today I have my aesthetic board AND my top 5 reasons to read this book to share with you! This book is truly amazing and I’m so excited to for you to find out more about it!
This Is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, and Us by Katherine Locke, Nicole Melleby
Published on October 19, 2021 by Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Genres: Anthology, Contemporary, Middle Grade, Queer, Aspec, Romance
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The first LGBTQIA+ anthology for middle-graders featuring stories for every letter of the acronym, including realistic, fantasy, and sci-fi stories by authors like Justina Ireland, Marieke Nijkamp, Alex Gino, and more!
A boyband fandom becomes a conduit to coming out. A former bully becomes a first-kiss prospect. One nonbinary kid searches for an inclusive atheltic community after quitting gymnastics. Another nonbinary kid, who happens to be a pirate, makes a wish that comes true--but not how they thought it would. A tween girl navigates a crush on her friend's mom. A young witch turns herself into a puppy to win over a new neighbor. A transgirl empowers her online bestie to come out.
From wind-breathing dragons to first crushes, This Is Our Rainbow features story after story of joyful, proud LGBTQIA+ representation. You will fall in love with this insightful, poignant anthology of queer fantasy, historical, and contemporary stories from authors including: Eric Bell, Lisa Jenn Bigelow, Ashley Herring Blake, Lisa Bunker, Alex Gino, Justina Ireland, Shing Yin Khor, Katherine Locke, Mariama J. Lockington, Nicole Melleby, Marieke Nijkamp, Claribel Ortega, Mark Oshiro, Molly Knox Ostertag, Aisa Salazar, and AJ Sass.
- anthologies are THE ABSOLUTE BEST!!! there’s something for everyone because there are so many stories and writers.
- it’s a QUEER ANTHOLOGY!!!!
- A MIDDLE GRADE QUEER ANTHOLOGY!!!!
- with EVERY letter of the LGBTQIA represented!!!!
- look at that cover OH MY STARS it is SO BEAUTIFUL!!!!
What do you think about This Is Our Rainbow? Have you added it to your tbr yet? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous day!