Jamie is Jamie
Free Spirit Publishing
There are so many fun things to play with at Jamie’s new preschool—baby dolls to care for, toy cars to drive—and Jamie wants to play with them all! But the other children are confused...is Jamie a boy or a girl? Some toys are just for girls and others are just for boys, aren’t they? Not according to Jamie! This bookchallenges gender stereotypes, shows readers that playing is fundamental to learning, and reinforces the idea that all children need the freedom to play unencumbered. A special section for teachers, parents, and caregivers provides tips on how to make children’s playtime learning time.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; genderqueer; gender identity; gender roles; gender neutral; non-binary
gender neutral child
mother and father
creativity; playing; toys; ballet; action figures; friendship; unrestricted; dolls; stereotypes
Moradian, Afsaneh, "Jamie is Jamie" (2018). Diverse Families. 1786.