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Jacob's New Dress

Title

Jacob's New Dress

Illustrator

Chris Case

Publisher

Albert Whitman & Company

Publication Year

2014

ISBN

9780807563731

Pages

32 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picturebook

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Jacob, who likes to wear dresses at home, convinces his parents to let him wear a dress to school, too.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

boy

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Choices,2015 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
New England Book Festival, 2014 Runner Up New England

Keywords

dress up; imagination; gender shaming; dresses

Diversity Impact

direct

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