Launch Event | I am a Rainbow! by Mark Kanemura

Launch Event | I am a Rainbow! by Mark Kanemura

May 12th at 6PM EST
17th Street Location

Celebrate Being the Real You!

Join Books of Wonder for the launch of I Am a Rainbow! by MARK KANEMURA! This joyous picture book is all about celebrating who you really are! MARK KANEMURA, a professional dancer, LGBTQIA+ advocate, and social media star, shares this inspiring picture book based on his childhood in Hawaii and encourages readers to find safe spaces that allow them to shine bright. 

About I Am a Rainbow!: Mark loves putting on shows, dressing up, and dancing! But what makes him happy at home gets him teased at school. To remind Mark that his unique light makes the world a brighter place, his parents surprise him with a beautiful, flowing cape. Wearing it, he feels invincible and free to shine all over Honolulu! It even gives him the courage to befriend some kids who are just as colorful as he is. When the cape goes missing, Mark loses his new confidence. How will he ever shine again?

Mark's relatable, real-life inspired story paired with Richard Merritt's bright and energetic illustrations is a celebration of self-acceptance.

Friday, May 12th at 6PM EST at Our 17th St Location!

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