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Worm Loves Worm

Title

Worm Loves Worm

Authors

JJ Austrian

Illustrator

Mike Curato

Publisher

Balzer + Bray

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780062386335

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

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

Topic

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

Main Character

worms

Race/Ethnicities

animals

LGBTQ+

gender fluid; intersex

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

Diversity Impact

indirect

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