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Backwards Day

Title

Backwards Day

Authors

S. Bear Berman

Illustrator

KD Diamond

Publisher

Flamingo Rampant

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780987976314

Pages

34 pages

Genre

science fiction

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

For one day every year on the planet Tenalp, everything is backwards. Everything. So why didn't Andrea turn into a boy on Backwards Day this year? And why did she turn into a boy the very next day?

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; Gender nonconformity; girl to boy; transgender child; gender identity

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Alien

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

transgender male

Keywords

backwards day; reverse; change; foreign planet; doctor; self-acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

Backwards Day


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