The Manny Files
Atheneum Books for Young Readers
A shy young boy learns how to be more outgoing and self-confident from his male nanny.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; Gender nonconformity; gay; gay adult; gender roles
mother and father
Josette Frank Award, 2007, Winner
Lambda Literary Award, 2006, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2007 Ages (9 to 12)
Rainbow List, 2008 Middle Early Young Adult Fiction
brothers and sisters; self-confidence; nannies; family life; bullying; self confidence; male nanny
Burch, Christian, "The Manny Files" (2006). DIVerse Families. 201.