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Jacob's New Dress

Title

Jacob's New Dress

Illustrator

Chris Case

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Pages

32 pages

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780807563731

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender roles; boys who dress as girls

Annotation

Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school, too.

Grade Level

K-3

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

boy

Diversity Impact

direct

Race/Ethnicities

White

Awards

Choices,2015 Cooperative Children's Book Center; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center; New England Book Festival, 2014 Runner Up New England

Keywords

dress up; imagination; gender shaming; dresses

Item Type

Fiction

Format

picturebook

Jacob's New Dress

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