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The Boy and the Bindi

Title

The Boy and the Bindi

Authors

Vivek Shraya

Illustrator

Rajni Perera

Publisher

Arsenal Pulp Press

Publication Year

2016

ISBN

9781551526683

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

A playful story about a young boy's fascination with the dot on his mother's forehead.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Indian

Family Formation

mother

LGBTQ+

none

Keywords

bindi; mother and son; curious; Hinduism; cultural significance

Diversity Impact

direct

The Boy and the Bindi

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