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Children's Fiction Lgbt

Bridge of Flowers

by (author) Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha

illustrated by Syrus Marcus Ware

Publisher
Flamingo Rampant
Initial publish date
Oct 2019
Category
LGBT, Fantasy & Magic, Special Needs, Marriage & Divorce
  • Paperback / softback

    ISBN
    9781775084099
    Publish Date
    Oct 2019
    List Price
    $18.95

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Recommended Age, Grade, and Reading Levels

  • Age: 6 to 8
  • Grade: 1 to 3
  • Reading age: 6 to 8

Description

There are many ways for a family to be: spread out, packed together, close, far or always moving. This family lives in two houses connected by a bridge of flowers. When the bridge falls apart one stressful day, Mona and her sibling Kumar make magic to restore it—with a surprising result! It’s a good thing that everyone had a little magic inside, especially when they’re trying to care for the people they love.

About the authors

Leah Lakshmi Piepzna-Samarasinha is a queer disabled femme writer and performer of Burgher/Tamil Sri Lankan and Irish/Roma ascent. Her most recent book Care Work: Dreaming Disability Justice will be published in the fall of 2018. Her memoir Dirty River was a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award and a Publishing Triangle Award (Judy Grahn Award for Lesbian Nonfiction). She is also author of the poetry books Bodymap and Love Cake (Lambda Literary Award winner) and Consensual Genocide, and co-editor of The Revolution Starts At Home: Confronting Intimate Violence in Activist Communities. She is the co-founder of Mangos With Chili, North America's touring queer and trans people of colour cabaret, and is a lead artist with the disability justice incubator Sins Invalid.

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Syrus Marcus Ware is a Canadian artist, activist and scholar. He is currently a CLA Assistant Professor in the School of the Arts at McMaster University. He has worked since 2014 as faculty and as a designer for The Banff Centre. Ware is a founding member of Black Lives Matter Toronto. For 13 years, he was the coordinator of the Art Gallery of Ontario's youth program. During that time Ware oversaw the creation of the Free After Three program and the expansion of the youth program into a multi pronged offering. He has published four books and in 2020 co-edited (with Rodney Diverlus and Sandy Hudson) Until We Are Free: Reflections on Black Lives Matter in Canada, a collection of reflections on the Black Lives Matter movement in Canada.

 

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