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Reads tagged with “Groundwood Books”

The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference
The Best LGBT Children’s Books: A Sweet and Assuring Celebration of Diversity and Difference

From Maurice Sendak to the real-life story of a gay penguin family, by way of grandmothers and kings.

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Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress: A Tender Story of Gender Identity, Acceptance, and Overcoming Bullying
Morris Micklewhite and the Tangerine Dress: A Tender Story of Gender Identity, Acceptance, and Overcoming Bullying

How to swish, swish, swish one’s way into the spaceship of identity.

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What There Is Before There Is Anything There: Celebrated Cartoonist Liniers Confronts Childhood Nightmares
What There Is Before There Is Anything There: Celebrated Cartoonist Liniers Confronts Childhood Nightmares

An imaginative graphic novel about the quintessential childhood fear.

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Rethinking Our Atlas of Possibility: An Alphabet Book of Imaginative, Uncommon, and Stereotype-Defying Occupations
Rethinking Our Atlas of Possibility: An Alphabet Book of Imaginative, Uncommon, and Stereotype-Defying Occupations

An antidote to centuries of limiting and unimaginative ideas about what boys and girls can grow up to be.

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Once Upon a Northern Night: A Loving Illustrated Lullaby of Winter’s Whimsy
Once Upon a Northern Night: A Loving Illustrated Lullaby of Winter’s Whimsy

A song of innocence and seasonal experience.

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Migrant: An Alice in Wonderland for the Modern Immigrant Experience
Migrant: An Alice in Wonderland for the Modern Immigrant Experience

A compassionate chronicle of the laboring nomad’s optimism and wistfulness.

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