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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

picture book

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

Lexile Measure

AD540L

Diversity Topics

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

Awards

Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature, 2017, Picture Book
New England Book Festival, 2014, Runner Up, Children's Book
Choices, 2015 Picture Books for Babies,Toddlers, and Preschooler
Distinguished Books, 2014 Children's Picture Books
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Sex and Gender Identity

Keywords

dress up; imagination; gender shaming; dresses; bullying; acceptance; preschool

Diversity Impact

direct

Jacob's New Dress


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