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Uncle Bobby's Wedding

Title

Uncle Bobby's Wedding

Illustrator

Sarah S. Brannen

Publisher

G.P. Putnam's Sons

Publication Year

2008

ISBN

9780399247125

Pages

32 pages

Genre

animal realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Chloë is jealous and sad when her favorite uncle announces that he will be getting married, but as she gets to know Jamie better and becomes involved in planning the wedding, she discovers that she will always be special to Uncle Bobby--and to Uncle Jamie, too.

Grade Level

K-3

Lexile Measure

AD530L

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gay/Lesbian; gay; gay uncle; gay family member; same-sex relationship; same-sex marriage

Main Character

female guinea pig

Race/Ethnicities

Guinea Pigs

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

gay males

Awards

Cybils Awards, 2008, Finalist, Fiction Picture Book
Children's Catalog Supplement to Nineteenth Edition, 2009
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Gay and Lesbian Parents/Alternative Families: Picture Books
Rainbow List, 2009 Picture Book
Top 10 Challenged Books, 2008

Keywords

uncles; weddings; loving family; nature; picnic; flower girl; dancing

Diversity Impact

direct

Uncle Bobby's Wedding


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