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Pink!

Title

Pink!

Authors

Lynne Rickards

Illustrator

Margaret Chamberlain

Publisher

Chicken House

Publication Year

2009

ISBN

9780545086080

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Teased in school for being pink, Patrick the penguin leaves the South Pole to live with the flamingos in Africa.

Grade Level

PK-1; K-3

Lexile Measure

AD510L

Topic

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

Main Character

male penguin

Race/Ethnicities

Flamingos / Penguins

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Heart of Hawick Children's Book Award, 2010, Short List; Royal Mail Award for Scottish Children's Books, 2009, Short List, Early Years 0-7; Rainbow List, 2010 Picture Book

Keywords

pink; penguins; flamingos; differences; color; teased; Africa; Antarctica; acceptance

Diversity Impact

indirect

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