Category Archives: Gender Identitiy

Rainbow Hands by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Jo Loring-Fisher

Rainbow Hands by Mamta Nainy, illustrated by Jo Loring-Fisher. Lantana Publishing, 2022. 9781913747749 Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover picture book What did you like about the book? The narrator, a young Indian … Continue reading

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Alex & Alex by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Ben Javens

Alex & Alex by Ziggy Hanaor, illustrated by Ben Javens. Cicada Books, 2022. 9781800660113 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic picture book What did you like about the book? What a fun … Continue reading

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Pink, Blue, and You! Questions for Kids about Gender Stereotypes by Elise Gravel with Mykaell Blais

Pink, Blue, and You! Questions for Kids about Gender Stereotypes by Elise Gravel with Mykaell Blais. Anne Schwartz Books, 2022. 9780593178638 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Hardcover What did you like about the book? … Continue reading

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Calvin by JR and Vanessa Ford, illustrated by Kayla Harren

Calvin by JR and Vanessa Ford, illustrated by Kayla Harren. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, 2021. 9780593108673 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4.5 Format: Hardcover Genre:  Realistic fiction/picture book What did you like about the book? “For as … Continue reading

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Other Boys by Damian Alexander

Other Boys by Damian Alexander. First Second, 2021. 9781250222817 Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 3.5 Format: Paperback Genre: Realistic fiction What did you like about the book?  In this graphic novel memoir, 7th grader Damian … Continue reading

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Being You: A First Conversation About Gender by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli, illustrated by Anne/Andy Passchier

Being You: A First Conversation About Gender by Megan Madison and Jessica Ralli, illustrated by Anne/Andy Passchier. Rise, 2021. 9780593382646  Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5 Format: Board book What did you like about the … Continue reading

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Sam is My Sister by Ashley Rhodes-Courter, illustrations by MacKenzie Haley

Sam is My Sister by Ashley Rhodes-Courter, illustrations by MacKenzie Haley. Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807506516, 2021 Format: ARC (Hardcover available March, 2021) Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 5+ Genre: Picture  What did you like … Continue reading

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Kevin the Unicorn: Why Can’t We Be Besti-Corns? by Jessika von Innerebner

Kevin the Unicorn: Why Can’t We Be Besti-Corns? by Jessika von Innerebner. Dial Books for Young Readers, 2020. 9781984814807 Format: Hardcover Rating: 1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre:  Picture book fantasy What did you like about … Continue reading

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Were I Not a Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry by Lisa Robinson, illustrated by Lauren Simkin Berke

Were I Not a Girl: The Inspiring and True Story of Dr. James Barry by Lisa Robinson, illustrated by Lauren Simkin Berke. Schwartz & Wade Books, 9781984849052, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) … Continue reading

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I’m Not a Girl – written by Maddox Lyons and Jessica Verdi, illustrated by Dana Simpson

  I’m Not a Girl – written by Maddox Lyons and Jessica Verdi, illustrated by Dana Simpson, Roaring Brook Press, 9780374310684, 2020 Format: Hardcover Rating:  1-5 (5 is an excellent or a Starred review) 4 Genre: Picture Book What did … Continue reading

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