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A Fire Engine for Ruthie

Title

A Fire Engine for Ruthie

Authors

Lesléa Newman

Illustrator

Cyd Moore

Publisher

Clarion Books

Publication Year

2004

ISBN

9780618159895

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Ruthie's Nana suggests playing tea party and fashion show during their visit, but Ruthie is much more interested in the vehicles that a neighbor boy is playing with as they pass his house each day.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

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

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

unknown

Awards

Amelia Bloomer List,2006 ALA Social Responsiblities Round Table (SRRT)
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition,2006 H.W. Wilson

Keywords

trucks; toys; motorcycles; play; dress-up; dolls; grandmothers; acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

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