Posts with tag: "LGBT"

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BANNED BOOKS Gender Identity Children's Books List by Amer. Library Assoc. (ALA)
January 20, 2017
BANNED BOOKS Gender Identity Children's Books List by Amer. Library Assoc. (ALA)

I'm thrilled that my picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, is a suggested title from the American Library Association (ALA)! The "banned books" list below was created as a bookmark (to be printed, cut, and shared).  All the books have a gender identity-related theme. The bookmark says: STAND UP FOR YOUR RIGHT TO READ...If you like I AM JAZZ, you might try...ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT Is my book banned from anywhere?  Not to my knowledge.  The point of the list is to give some love and attention to quality books that address important, and sometimes, controversial topics. Hope y'all check out these wonderful books!  It's ...

ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT socially significant picture book
October 03, 2015
BANNED BOOKS Gender Identity Children's Books List by Amer. Library Assoc. (ALA)

HOORAY!!! My picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT, is now available to purchase at Upswing Press! SIGNED COPIES are also available. Check out the beautiful book cover and some sneak peek pix of the interior pages:Here's the back cover and book spine:ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT is an important and poignant picture book with themes of gender roles, identity, individuality, tolerance, and self-esteem.Written by Stacy B. Davids and illustrated by Rachael Balsaitis.  Below are some sneak peek pix.Notice the simple but meaningful text combined with amazing watercolor art. The first word I thought of when I saw the plaid shirt in all its glorious color was ...

ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT Book Cover Reveal!
September 05, 2015
BANNED BOOKS Gender Identity Children's Books List by Amer. Library Assoc. (ALA)

Hi All!  I'm very excited to share the cover for my picture book, ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT!  Themes include: Gender roles, identity, and individuality.  Release date: Nov. 2015 by Upswing Press. Also available at Amazon.Book summary:Annie loves her plaid shirt and wears it everywhere.  But one day her mom tells Annie that she must wear a dress to her uncle's wedding.  Annie protests, but her mom insists and buys her a fancy new dress anyway.  Annie is miserable.  She feels weird in dresses.  Why can't her mom understand?Then Annie has an idea.  But will her mom agree?ANNIE'S PLAID SHIRT will inspire readers to be themselves and will touch the hearts ...