The Sissy Duckling
Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his Papa.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; gender roles
mother and father
Lambda Literary Award, 2002, Finalist, Children's (Young Adult)
Storytelling World Resource Award, 2010, Winner, Stories for Pre-Adolescent Listeners
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Sex and Gender Identity
Publishers Weekly Book Review Stars, 2002
ducks; self-esteem; baking; performing; bullying; creativity; gunshot wound; hunters
Fierstein, Harvey, "The Sissy Duckling" (2014). Diverse Families. 388.