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10,000 Dresses

Title

10,000 Dresses

Authors

Marcus Ewer

Illustrator

Rex Ray

Publisher

Seven Stories Press

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9781583228500

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Bailey longs to wear the beautiful dresses of her dreams but is ridiculed by her unsympathetic family which rejects her true perception of herself.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD540L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; transgender child; boy to girl

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

transgender female

Awards

Rainbow List, 2009 American Library Association
Stonewall Book Award, 2010 Honor Book United States

Keywords

identity; self-perception; dresses; dreams; imagination; friendship; acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

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