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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress - by Christine Baldacchino (Hardcover)

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Specifications

Number of Pages: 32

Genre: Juvenile Fiction

Sub-Genre: Social Themes

Format: Hardcover

Publisher: Groundwood Books

Age Range: 4-8 years

Book theme: Friendship

Author: Christine Baldacchino

Language: English

TCIN: 15315867
UPC: 9781554983476
Item Number (DPCI): 247-08-6814

Description

Stonewall Honor Book in Children's and Young Adult Literature
Selected for the American Library Association's Rainbow List
Finalist for the TD Canadian Children's Literature Award
Finalist for the Marilyn Baillie Picture Book Award
Finalist for the Blue Spruce Award
A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year
Kirkus Reviews selection for Best Picture Book Celebrating Diversity
A Cooperative Children's Book Center Choice
A Huffington Post Best Picture Book of the Year

"Morris is a complex character whose creativity and personality shine. . . . Sensitive and reassuring." -- Kirkus Reviews, starred review

"[R]ather than presenting an overt message about gender identity, the book provides a subtle and refreshing glimpse at a boy who simply likes to dress up." -- School Library Journal

"Baldacchino doesn't sugar-coat the teasing and isolation Morris endures. . . . Malenfant showcases Morris's full emotional spectrum." -- Publishers Weekly

"Unlike some more messagey titles on the subject, this one provides Morris with a personality beyond his dress-loving nature, making him enjoyable literary company." -- The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

"Baldacchino's gentle story sensitively depicts gender nonconforming children, offering them reassurance and, one hopes, acceptance by introducing other children to the concept." -- Booklist

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