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Bunnybear

Title

Bunnybear

Authors

Andrea J. Loney

Illustrator

Carmen Saldaña

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

2017

ISBN

9780807509388

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal fantasy

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Although Bunnybear was born a bear, he feels more like a bunny. He loves to bounce through the forest, wiggle his nose, and munch on strawberries. The other bears don't understand him, and neither do the bunnies. Will Bunnybear ever find a friend who likes him just the way he is?

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

550L

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; Gender nonconformity; transgender bunny; transgender bear; gender identity

Main Character

male bear

Race/Ethnicities

Bear / Bunny

Family Formation

single mother

LGBTQ+

transgender animal

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2017, Nominee, Fiction Picture Book

Keywords

bears; bunnies; rabbits; forest animals; identity; friendship; self-acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

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