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The Purim Superhero

Title

The Purim Superhero

Illustrator

Mike Byrne

Publisher

Kar-Ben Pub

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9780761390619

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Nate wants to dress as an alien for Purim but his friend wants him to wear a superhero costume like the other boys, so Nate seeks guidance from his Daddy and Abba, who advise that being yourself makes you stronger.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Homosexuality; same-sex parents

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Jewish / White

Family Formation

gay parents

LGBTQ+

male/male

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2014 Bank Street College of Education

Keywords

costume; peer pressure; purim; Jews

Diversity Impact

direct

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