Friday, May 23, 2014

Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress

Morris Micklewhite and the tangerine dress 
by Christine Baldacchino 
illus. by Isabelle Malenfant 
Language: English 
Toronto : Groundwood Books, 2014. 
1 unpaged volume : color illustrations ; 28 cm. 
ISBN: 9781554983476; 1554983479 
Summary: A young boy faces adversity from classmates when he wears an orange dress at school. 
Available: http://www.houseofanansi.com/Morris-Micklewhite-and-the-Tangerine-Dress-P2292.aspx

Friday, May 16, 2014

Ang Bonggang Bonggang Batang Beki (The Fierce and Fabulous Boy in Pink)

Ang Bonggang Bonggang Batang Beki (The Fierce and Fabulous Boy in Pink) 
by Rhandee Garlitos 
illus. by Tokwa Salazar Pe├▒aflorida 
Language: Tagalog and English 
LG& M, 2013 
col. ill. : cm. 
ISBN: 9789719703464 
Summary: Adel seems to be different from the other boys his age. He is very fond of the color pink which brings meaning to his life. But for his family and friends, Adel is a son, sibling and friend that you will surely adore! Still, there are people who cannot easily accept Adel's identity and those like him. In one surprising instance, Adel proves to everyone that true bravery and greatness do not lie in how one acts or looks, but in courage and self-acceptance. 
Available: http://www.vibebookstore.com/fiction/children-s-books/ang-bonggang-bonggang-batang-beki.html