Rainbow: A First Book of Pride

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A must-have primer for young readers and a great gift for pride events and throughout the year, beautiful colors all together make a rainbow in Rainbow: A First Book of Pride.

This is a sweet ode to rainbow families, and an affirming display of a parent’s love for their child and a child’s love for their parents.

With bright colors and joyful families, this book celebrates LGBTQ+ pride and reveals the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe.

Readers will celebrate the life, healing, light, nature, harmony, and spirit that the rainbows in this book will bring.


Michael Genhart, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in private practice in San Francisco.He is the acclaimed author of many picture books, including Love is Love, I See You, Ouch! Moments, So Many Smarts!, Cake & I Scream!, Mac & Geeez!, Peanut Butter & Jellyous, among other titles.
He lives with his rainbow family in Marin County, California.

Anne Passchier is an illustrator and designer from The Netherlands. They are currently living in Cleveland, Ohio.

A positive tool for celebrating a wide range of human diversity and all kids of familial love." -- Booklist 

"A win for LBGTQIA+ families and libraries seeking to diversify their shelves." -- School Library Journal

"A joyous tribute to LGBTQ families." -- Publishers Weekly

"A welcome addition to rainbow bookshelves." -- Kirkus Reviews

"A bright introduction to the colors of Pride and images of LGBTQ families." -- Mombian

"Imagine if we lived in a world where picture books were more like this one?" -- Unleashing Readers

"A primer that celebrates LGBTQ+ families by exploring the colorful meaning behind each rainbow stripe. It describes parental love and also the love a child holds for their parents. This is a much needed book." -- Book Riot

"Though it may be geared toward children 2-5 years old, this title can even teach clueless adults a thing or two.... offers a sweet introduction to the rainbow flag and is a welcome addition to Pride reading lists everywhere." --Rainbow Round Table Book and Media Reviews

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