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  • Published: 19 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781644210840
  • Imprint: Seven Stories Press
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 44
  • RRP: $19.99

Together



A breathtakingly simple poem of universal experience shows us the transformative power of collective action.

"Together offers a vision of the world we want for our children, one in which all living things flourish, our communities thrive, and justice prevails.” --Ibram X. Kendi, author of Antiracist Baby

In Together, social justice kids book pioneer Innosanto Nagara teams up with poet and activist Mona Damluji for a stunningly tender and pitch-perfect visual feast that juxtaposes individual action with the power of people acting together. Each of the ten free-verse couplets in the poem is spread across four pages of imagery, to make a unique and different kind of board book for young kids to discover with their families.

The first illustrated book in which Nagara applies his extraordinary visual imagination to words not his own, Together is simplicity itself--a poem about the transformational change that happens when people stop acting alone and start doing things together. Together is Nagara's third board book, following the immensely popular social justice board books A is for Activist and Counting on Community.

  • Published: 19 October 2021
  • ISBN: 9781644210840
  • Imprint: Seven Stories Press
  • Format: Board Book
  • Pages: 44
  • RRP: $19.99

Praise for Together

"Together offers a vision of the world we want for our children, one in which all living things flourish, our communities thrive, and justice prevails.” —Ibram X. Kendi, author of Antiracist Baby "A stunningly beautiful book about unity and hope. Together belongs in every home and every classroom." —Matt de la Peña, author of the Newbery Award-winning Last Stop on Market Street and Milo Imagines the World “How can we raise our children to believe deeply in the power of collective action to build a more just and equitable world? We can start by reading this beautiful book with them, and celebrating, together, the boundless possibilities of a society centered upon love.” —Ady Barkan, activist and author of Eyes to the Wind  “A window into a world our children deserve. It’s a world full of love, compassion and solidarity. This book shows us our potential when we come together. It is a gift to every child.” —Linda Sarsour, director, MPower Change and Co-Founder, Women's March  "A masterpiece that distills the most important message we can teach our children today: we are stronger, more powerful and more beautiful together.” —Annie Leonard, director, Greenpeace U.S.A. “A beautiful celebration of collective action and power, at once playful and profound. The perfect message to share with the little ones who will shape tomorrow’s movements. A true treasure. ” —Naomi Klein, author of This Changes Everything "A message in the darkness, reminding us of our history, and our future. When we choose to come together, we find we are not alone!” —Severn Cullis-Suzuki, activist and founder of the Environmental Children’s Organization

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