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Pugdog

Title

Pugdog

Authors

Andrea U'Ren

Illustrator

Andrea U'Ren

Publisher

Farrar, Straus, and Giroux

Publication Year

2001

ISBN

9780374361495

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

When Mike discovers that his rough-and-tumble new puppy is a female, he tries to make her into a dainty dog.

Grade Level

PK-1

Topic

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

Main Character

boy & dog

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

none

Awards

Best Books: Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009
State and Provincial Reading Lists: Young Adult Reading Program, 2012-2013
Nominee

Keywords

dog; owner; feminine characters; masculine characteristics

Diversity Impact

direct

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