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The Sissy Duckling

Title

The Sissy Duckling

Illustrator

Henry Cole

Publisher

Little Simon

Pages

40 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9781442498174

Genre

animal fantasy

Topic

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

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

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

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

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

The Sissy Duckling

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