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Unwrap Indie: Rebel Mountain Press
Based in beautiful B.C., Rebel Mountain Press is all about giving a voice to those who might otherwise go unheard, with a focus on diversity, equality, and tolerance. Below are some of our recent favourite selections from the press, sure to please giftees of any age—whether they’re seeing themselves for the first time through a book’s pages, or just seeking a better understanding of those around them.
From now until Nov 28th we’re gifting 15% OFF all #unwrapindie books on All Lit Up!
Books we recommend from Rebel Mountain Press for your giftee to unwrapWhy we love this book: Along with their cat Ghost, two gay refugees are forced to leave their home in Indonesia when it becomes too dangerous for the LGBTQ+ community. This true story is told from the perspective of Ghost and packs in some teachable moments around family diversity, human rights, and social justice, making it the perfect gift for young ones on your gift list.Ghost’s Journey.Where do I find the book? Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page. Why we love this book: With its colourful illustrations, The Loudest Bark takes an early age approach to exploring issues of gender identity through the story of Samuel who feels that their real identity is Simone. As they navigate how to tell their parents, a new next-door neighbour who is a costume designer, along with her dog (who is about to have puppies!), helps bring new light to finding their true self.The Loudest Bark.Where do I find the book? Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page. Why we love this book: Winner of the 2020 Indigenous Voices Award, this debut poetry collection from Michelle Sylliboy preserves the complex L’nuk language, Komqwejwi’kasikl through word art and paired photographs. The images contained within relate the powerful connection of the language to the L’nuk landscape—a mapping of the land and of nature that stands for future generations to interpret and learn from. Kiskajeyi – I AM READY.Where do I find the book? Find it on All Lit Up for 15% off until Nov 28 or from your local indie bookseller with our Shop Local feature available on the book page.
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