Best-selling children’s author (A is for Activist and others) and activist Innosanto Nagara will share with us his new picture book, ‘The Wedding Portrait,’ a brilliant and inspiring book about crucial ideas regarding civil disobedience and direct action that will speak to young readers’ sense of right and wrong. The Wedding Portrait is an essential book for kids featuring stories of direct action from around the world that are book ended by the author’s wedding story. In brilliantly bright and inspiring illustrations we see ordinary people say No–to unfair treatment, to war, to destroying the environment. There has never been a more important moment for Innosanto Nagara’s gentle message of firm resolve.
In collaboration with Word Up Community Bookshop. FREE WITH MUSEUM ADMISSION.
ABOUT INNOSANTO NAGARA
Innosanto Nagara is a children’s author, activist, and graphic designer. He is the author of the bestselling book A is for Activist as well as the other children’s books Counting on Community, My Night in the Planetarium, and the forthcoming The Wedding Portrait. He is also the founder of Design Action Collective. According to NPR, Nagara began writing children’s books upon realizing that he could not find “a fun book” that “talked about the importance of social justice.