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Ballerino Nate

Title

Ballerino Nate

Illustrator

R.W. Alley

Publisher

Dial Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2006

ISBN

9780803729544

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

After seeing a ballet performance, Nate decides he wants to learn ballet but he has doubts when his brother Ben tells him that only girls can be ballerinas.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; masculinity; femininity; defying gender stereotypes

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

dogs

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007
Children's Catalog, Nineteenth Edition, 2006

Keywords

ballet; dogs; baseball; summer; pink; tutus; dancing

Diversity Impact

direct

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