Today we’re excited to reveal the cover for Kind Like Marsha by Sarah Prager! The cover and interior illustrations are by Cheryl “Ras” Thuesday, and the print book cover and interior design are by Marissa Raybuck. The book will be released on May 3, 2022 by Running Press Kids. Preorder it at the link above, here, here, here, here, here, or here.
Kind Like Marsha
Sarah Prager is the author of three books on LGBTQ+ history for youth. Queer, There, and Everywhere: 23 People Who Changed the World (HarperCollins, 2017), a young adult book, received numerous distinctions including three starred reviews and being named a 2017 Best Book for Teens by the New York Public Library. Rainbow Revolutionaries: 50 LGBTQ+ People Who Made History (HarperCollins, 2020), a middle grade book, is a Junior Library Guild selection. Kind Like Marsha: Learning from LGBTQ+ Leaders (Running Press Kids) is a picture book to be released May 3, 2022. Sarah has presented on LGBTQ+ history to dozens of audiences across seven countries. Her writing has appeared in many national outlets including the New York Times, The Atlantic, National Geographic, NBC News, and is forthcoming in print with Workman Publishing, Rutgers University Press, Magination Press, and Chicken Soup for the Soul.
Cheryl “Ras” Thuesday is an illustrator originally from London and who grew up in New Jersey. Her illustrations are heavily influenced by her Caribbean and Asian heritage and she’s created artwork for various worldwide publications and companies. Cheryl lives in the Tri State area.