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Big Bob, Little Bob

Title

Big Bob, Little Bob

Authors

James Howe

Illustrator

Laura Ellen Anderson

Publisher

Candlewick Press

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9780763644369

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Big Bob likes trucks and throwing balls and being loud. Little Bob likes dolls and jingling bracelets and being quiet. No matter what they do, they do not do it the same way. Can they possibly be friends despite these differences?

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Amelia Bloomer List, 2018 Early Readers-Fiction
Rainbow List, 2017 Picture Book

Keywords

friendship; individual differences in children; learning to get along; dolls; trucks; opposites

Diversity Impact

direct

Big Bob, Little Bob

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