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2022 Releases!

Blood Brothers

By Rob Sanders

Reycraft Books

The Mother of a Movement: Jeanne Manford—Ally, Activist, and Co-founder of PFLAG

By Rob Sanders

Illustrated by Sam Kalda

Magination Press

Rob Sanders is a teacher who writes and a writer who teaches. He is known for his funny and fierce fiction and nonfiction picture books and is recognized as one of the pioneers in the arena of LGBTQIA+ literary nonfiction picture books. Rob’s nonfiction books continue to break new ground, including the first picture books about the Pride Flag, the Stonewall Uprising, a transgender Civil War soldier, a gay presidential candidate, and the first gay marriage in America. His work also continues to introduce readers to heroes of the LGBTQIA+ community—from Harvey Milk to Gilbert Baker, from Cleve Jones to Bayard Rustin, and more.  His fiction explores friendship, relationships, standing up for others, and being allies. Blood Brothers, his first middle-grade novel, written in powerful, raw verse releases in July 2022. And Rob pays it forward. He serves as co-regional advisor for SCBWI Florida and is a frequent speaker, teacher, mentor, coach, and critiquer.

Kids, Rob has not forgotten about you, check out his FOR KIDS link. Teachers can find help on the FOR TEACHERS link. And writers, check out Rob’s FOR WRITERS link.

Photo Credit: Candy Barnhisel

Rob Sanders - Author

A Song for the Unsung: Bayard Rustin, the Man Behind the 1963 March on Washington

By Carole Boston Weatherford and Rob Sanders

Illustrated by Byron McCray

Henry Holt and Company

Read more about Rob...


  • Jack Baker, Michael McConnell, and Rob Sanders on the Today Show, June 9, 2021. 

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