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The Purim Superhero

Title

The Purim Superhero

Illustrator

Mike Byrne

Publisher

Kar-Ben Pub

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780761390619

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; same-sex parents

Annotation

Nate wants to dress as an alien for Purim but his friend wants him to wear a superhero costume like the other boys, so Nate seeks guidance from his Daddy and Abba, who advise that being yourself makes you stronger.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

gay parents

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

male/male

Race/Ethnicities

Jewish / White

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2014 Bank Street College of Education

Keywords

costume; peer pressure; purim; Jews

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The Purim Superhero

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