My Princess Boy
This is a nonfiction picture book about acceptance. It tells the tale of a 4-year-old boy who happily expresses his authentic self by enjoying "traditional girl" things like jewelry, sparkles, or anything pink. It is designed to start and continue a dialogue about unconditional friendship and teaches children and adults how to accept and support children for who they are and how they wish to look.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; boys who dress as girls
mother and father
Choices,2012 Cooperative Children's Book Center
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books,2009 Cooperative Children s Book Center
Readers' Favorite Book Award, 2011 Winner International
Readers' Favorite Illustration Award, 2011 Gold International
school; dress up; family life; tiara; ballerina; acceptance
Kilodavis, Cheryl, "My Princess Boy" (2010). DIVerse Families. 519.