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My Princess Boy

Title

My Princess Boy

Illustrator

Suzanne DeSimone

Publisher

Aladdin

Publication Year

2010

ISBN

9781442429888

Pages

36 pages

Genre

nonfiction

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

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.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; boys who dress as girls

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

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

Keywords

school; dress up; family life; tiara; ballerina; acceptance

Diversity Impact

direct

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