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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

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Dyson loves the color pink and sparkly things. Sometimes he wears dresses, and sometimes he wears jeans. He likes to wear his princess tiara, even when climbing trees. He's a Princess Boy, and his family loves him exactly the way he is.

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

Black

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Readers' Favorite Book Award, 2011, Gold, Children - Preschool
Choices, 2012 Understanding Oneself And Others
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Sex and Gender Identity

Keywords

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

Diversity Impact

direct

My Princess Boy


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