My Uncle's Wedding (Paperback)

By Tracy K. Greene (Illustrator), Eric Ross

Createspace Independent Publishing Platform, 9781456531034, 36pp.

Publication Date: February 11, 2011

List Price: 10.99*
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Description

There's so much to do now that Uncle Mike and Steve are getting married. Follow Andy on this enjoyable journey as he talks about his uncle's wedding, how it affects him, and the things he gets to do in preparation for the ceremony. You'll laugh and smile as you read this adorable story about marriage and family.

REVIEWS:
"As one of the few children's books that address LGBT issues, it serves as a conduit by which to bolster understanding in our community. The book plays a vital role in creating a brighter future for our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender youth and their parents." CA State Senator Mark Leno

"It is a parent's responsibility to teach their children tolerance of all people, and I have yet to find a better tool to begin that lesson than My Uncle's Wedding." Alan Chin - Writer, Examiner.com

"It's never too early to teach our nation's children about lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender equality. And 'My Uncle's Wedding' does just that, showing children that marriage is about love and family. Eric Ross perfectly demonstrates that LGBT families share the same values as any other family, and his book will undoubtedly educate and inform generations to come about the freedom to marry. Bravo " Kate Kendell, Esq. - Executive Director, National Center for Lesbian Rights

"This children's book is the perfect gift for any child who loves a good story and especially children with gay people in their family. The author approaches the subject of same-sex marriage with a child's sensitivity and sensibility, and the beautiful illustrations are sure to be enjoyed by kids and parents alike." Molly McKay - National Media Director, Marriage Equality USA

"My Uncle's Wedding" celebrates love from a young nephew's point of view of his favorite uncle's beautiful wedding. Eric Ross has written a wonderful, heartwarming and important book in today's climate -- a beautiful educational tool for children -- showing that all love is equal and good." Del Shores - Writer/Director, Sordid Lives

"Everyone agrees that children should learn in an "age-appropriate" manner, but it's also important that they learn tolerance and respect for everyone. With My Uncle's Wedding, parents and teachers alike will have a great book to teach young children that a gay marriage is just like any marriage - it's about two people who love each other." Paul Hogarth - Writer, BeyondChron



About the Author

After the passing of Proposition 8 in California, Eric began to devote the majority of his free time to working towards LGBT equality. He is currently a local chapter leader for Marriage Equality USA where he continues to educate the public on the importance of marriage equality and the 1,000+ rights that are denied to same-sex couples. Eric is the author of My Uncle's Wedding, a children's book about same-sex marriage published in 2011. He currently lives with his husband, Mat, and their two cats in Emeryville, CA. Visit www.MyUnclesWedding.com for more information.