Lee and Low Books INC
Three-year-old Casey wants what his older sister, Jessie, has--a shimmery skirt, glittery painted nails, and a sparkly bracelet--but Jessie does not approve until an encounter with two bullies helps her evolve to a place of acceptance of her gender creative younger brother.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender expression; gender roles
mother and father
Irma Black Award, 2018, Finalist, Picture Book
bullying; sparkles; brother and sister; acceptance; being yourself
Newman, Leslea, "Sparkle Boy" (2017). Diverse Families. 1334.