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Pinky and Rex and the Bully

Title

Pinky and Rex and the Bully

Authors

James Howe

Illustrator

Melissa Sweet

Publisher

Atheneum Books

Publication Year

1996

ISBN

9780689808340

Pages

48 pages

Genre

realism

Format

chapter book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Pinky learns the importance of identity as he defends his favorite color, pink, and his friendship with a girl, Rex, from the neighborhood bully.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Keywords

pink; friends; bullying; stereotypes; friendship

Diversity Impact

direct

Pinky and Rex and the Bully

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