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The Sissy Duckling

Title

The Sissy Duckling

Illustrator

Henry Cole

Publisher

Little Simon

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781442498174

Pages

40 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his Papa.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, March 25,2002 Cahners
Pennsylvania Young Readers' Choice Award, 2004-2005
Nominee Pennsylvania
Lambda Literary Award, 2002 Finalist United States
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2010 Winner United States

Keywords

ducks; self-esteem

Diversity Impact

direct

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