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Red: A Crayon's Story

Title

Red: A Crayon's Story

Authors

Michael Hall

Illustrator

Michael Hall

Publisher

Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780062252074

Genre

fantasy

Topic

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

Annotation

Red's factory-applied label clearly says that he is red, but despite the best efforts of his teacher, fellow crayons and art supplies, and family members, he cannot seem to do anything right until a new friend offers a fresh perspective.

Grade Level

PK-1

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

red crayon

Diversity Impact

direct

Awards

Amazon Editors' Picks: Best Books of the Year,2015 Amazon; Best Children's Books of the Year,2016 Bank Street Center for Children s Literature; Booklist Book Review Stars, Feb. 1,2015 American Library Association; NYC Reads 365,2015 New York City, Dept. of Education; Cybils Awards, 2015 Nominee United States; Goodreads Choice Awards, 2015 Nominee United States; Northeastern Minnesota Book Award, 2009 Nominee Minnesota

Keywords

self acceptance

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Red: A Crayon's Story

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