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Worm Loves Worm

Title

Worm Loves Worm

Authors

JJ Austrian

Illustrator

Mike Curato

Publisher

Balzer + Bray

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780062386335

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender roles; gender identity; gender expression

Annotation

When a worm meets a special worm and they fall in love, you know what happens next: They get married! Because worm loves worm.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Main Character

worms

Diversity Impact

indirect

LGBTQ+

gender fluid; intersex

Race/Ethnicities

animals

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017; Choices, 2017; New York Public Library's 100 Titles for Reading and Sharing, 2016; Rainbow List, 2017; Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book; Goodreads Choice Awards, 2016, Nominee, Picture Book; Minnesota Bok Awards, 2017, Winner, Children's Literature

Keywords

weddings; worms; insects; spiders

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Worm Loves Worm

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