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Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship

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Walton, Jessica, MacPherson, Dougal (ill.). Bloomsbury USA , 2016. (Book) — 1 copy, 1 available
Audience
Patient or Public
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 WAL 2016
Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party, or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do. ; One sunny day, Errol finds that Thomas is sad, even when they are playing in their favorit…
Title
Introducing Teddy: A gentle story about gender and friendship
Author
Walton, Jessica
MacPherson, Dougal (ill.)
Publisher
Bloomsbury USA
Year Published
2016
Physical Description
Hardcover; 32 p.
Topics
Children's Self-Identity
Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgendered Issues
Gender identity
Abstract
Errol and his teddy, Thomas, are best friends who do everything together. Whether it's riding a bike, playing in the tree house, having a tea party, or all of the above, every day holds something fun to do.
One sunny day, Errol finds that Thomas is sad, even when they are playing in their favorite ways. Errol can't figure out why, until Thomas finally tells Errol what the teddy has been afraid to say: "In my heart, I've always known that I'm a girl teddy, not a boy teddy. I wish my name was Tilly, not Thomas." And Errol says, "I don't care if you're a girl teddy or a boy teddy! What matters is that you are my friend."
Introducing Teddy introduces the youngest readers to understanding gender identity and transition in an accessible and heart-warming story about being true to yourself and being a good friend.
ISBN
9781681192109
Language
English
Material Type
Book
Agency
BC Children's and Women's
Location
Family Support & Resource Centre
Audience
Patient or Public
Call Number
JUNIOR GA 600 WAL 2016
Copy 1 BC Children's and Women's Family Support & Resource Centre Available
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