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Praise for We Move Together

Check out what people are saying about We Move Together !

We Move Together is full of gorgeous illustrations and stories of our communities in all of their varied differences. Rooted in disability justice, this book offers ways of practicing interdependence, collective care, and transformative justice. As a Black, Mad and disabled parent, I am eager to read this book in our family — finally a book in which we can see ourselves reflected! We Move Together is essential reading for all bookshelves!”

Syrus Marcus Ware, co-founder of Black Lives Matter – Canada

This is the book I’ve been waiting for!

Alice Wong, founder and Director of the Disability Visibility Project

We Move Together is a book I wish I had read as a kid. It covers themes of disability justice, care, community, and friendship. It’s a beautiful book that explains, through simple words and pictures, that no one is disposable and that everyone has value. If you plan to teach your children about disability and access, start with this book.”

Sarah Jama, co-founder, Disability Justice Network of Ontario

This playful, inventive, and first of its kind introduction to Disability Justice is the book we have been waiting for (even if we didn’t know it). We Move Together is full of practical magic. It’s grounded in a world children will recognize—full of ice cream, public transit, parks, and play—but it opens up possibilities of worlds and futures we dream of. It invites us to think and talk about disability and difference with love and respect. The best kind of book about changing the world, We Move Together doesn’t tell us how we should change things, it just reminds us that we can. If you have a body, you’re going to want to read this book!”

Cory Silverberg, educator and author of What Makes a Baby and Sex Is a Funny Word

“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, writer and illustrator of The Invention of Hugo Cabret

We Move Together is a love letter to the next generation of disabled kids, and a provocation for their nondisabled peers to rethink an ableist society’s assumptions about how our bodies should move, what they should look like, and how our brains should work. Its pages unapologetically offer images of visibly queer, trans, Muslim, Black, Brown, Native, and Asian people representing many different disabled experiences, without suggesting that multiply marginalized people need to be justified or explained. This gorgeously illustrated book offers a powerful message rooted in the Disability Justice movement — we care for and love each other, and we move together, with nobody left behind.”

Lydia X.Z. Brown, disability justice advocate and founder/director of Fund for Community Reparations for Autistic People of Color’s Interdependence, Survival, & Empowerment

“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

We Move Together makes me want to move with joy! Finally, there is a book I can share with my kiddo that expresses the joy of disability community; the playfulness of different ways of moving; and the fun of creating access–while also showing the challenges of ableism. This book can grow with my daughter as she goes from asking questions about the beautifully illustrated pictures and engaging words, to when she can grapple with the many key ideas of disability justice provided at the end of the book. A delightful and much needed celebration of disability community, and most importantly, as my daughter says, it’s fun!”

Sunaura Taylor, artist and author of Beasts of Burden: Animal and Disability Liberation