Annie's Plaid Shirt
Annie loves her plaid shirt and wears it everywhere. But one day her mom tells Annie that she must wear a dress to her uncle's wedding. Annie protests, but her mom insists and buys her a fancy new dress anyway. Annie is miserable. She feels weird in dresses. Why can't her mom understand? Then Annie has an idea. But will her mom agree? Annie's Plaid Shirt will inspire readers to be themselves and will touch the hearts of those who love them.
Family Relationships; LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Single parent; Gender nonconformity; single mother; girls who dress as boys; gender expression
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book
Independent Publisher Book Award (IPPY), 2016, Finalist, Children's Picture Book (0-5 Years)
INDIEFAB Book of the Year Awards, 2015, Finalist, Picture Book
Literary Classics International Book Awards, 2016, Winner, Best Illustrator
Next Generation Indie Book Award, 2016, Finalist, Children's Picture Book
plaid shirt; dresses; suit; wedding; expectations; being yourself; clothes shopping
Davids, Stacy B., "Annie's Plaid Shirt" (2015). Diverse Families. 1259.