by Kelly Fritsch and Anne McGuire, Illustrated by Eduardo Trejos
A bold and colorful exploration of all the ways that people navigate through the spaces around them and a celebration of the relationships we build along the way.
We Move Together follows a mixed-ability group of kids as they creatively negotiate everyday barriers and find joy and connection in disability culture and community. A perfect tool for families, schools, and libraries to facilitate conversations about disability, accessibility, social justice and community building.
Includes a kid-friendly glossary.
Target age: 6 to 9
"Brightly illustrated and with a helpful glossary, We Move Together is a sensitive and joyful jumping-off point to begin the vital conversation about accessibility." --Saleema Nawaz, author of Songs for the End of the World
"The detailed and charming illustrations in We Move Together show us a world of cooperation, equality, community, love and friendship, which I believe is a world we all would be happy to live in." --Brian Selznick author/illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret
About the Contributors:
Kelly Fritsch is a disabled writer, educator, and parent living in Ottawa. She is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Carleton University and co-editor of Keywords for Radicals: The Contested Vocabulary of Late-Capitalism (2015, AK Press).
Anne McGuire is an assistant professor in the Equity Studies program at the University of Toronto where she teach
es courses on disability justice and disabled childhoods. She is the author of War on Autism: On the Cultural Logic of Normative Violence (2016, University of Michigan Press).
Eduardo Trejos is a Costa Rican multi-disciplinary artist. A lover of colour, insatiable reader, and parent of two boys, he currently lives in Toronto where he works as a graphic designer.