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Princess Knight, Part 1

Title

Princess Knight, Part 1

Authors

Osamu Tezuka

Illustrator

Maya Rosewood

Publisher

Vertical, Inc.

Publication Year

2011

ISBN

9781935654254

Pages

346 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

graphic novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Set in a medieval fairy-tale backdrop, Princess Knight is the tale of a young princess named Sapphire who must pretend to be a male prince so she can inherit the throne. Women have long been prevented from taking the throne, but Sapphire is not discouraged and instead she fully accepts the role, becoming a dashing hero(ine) that the populous is proud of.

Grade Level

6-8; 9-12

Topic

Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Family member death; Intersex; Gender nonconformity; death of a father; intersex child; gender variance; gender expression; gender identity

Main Character

intersex person

Race/Ethnicities

Japanese

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

intersex

Keywords

knights; princes and princesses; swan; magic; heaven; angels; demons; God; Devil; secret identity

Diversity Impact

direct

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