What Are Your Words?: A Book about Pronouns

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Product Details

Price
$17.99  $16.55
Publisher
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publish Date
Pages
40
Dimensions
10.1 X 9.9 X 0.6 inches | 0.9 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9780316542067

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About the Author

Katherine Locke's words are they and them! Katherine lives and writes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania with their very demanding cats and overflowing bookshelves. They also wrote Bedtime for Superheroes, and books for older readers including The Girl with the Red Balloon and The Spy with the Red Ballon. They edited and contributed to It's a Whole Spiel: Love, Latkes and Other Jewish Stories and the forthcoming This is Our Rainbow: 16 Stories of Her, Him, Them, Us. They can be found online at KatherineLockeBooks.com.

Anne (Andy) Passchier is a non-binary illustrator from the Netherlands, currently working in the USA. Anne lives with their cats, loves to travel, draw, and enjoys all things spooky and Halloween.

Reviews

"Locke's simple narrative...seamlessly incorporates the appropriate pronouns for each person, demonstrating the ease with which language can change to accommodate pronoun diversity.... A sweet, affirming introduction to the language used to communicate a range of gender identities."--Booklist
Praise for What Are Your Words?:

"Awesome, insightful, powerful, necessary, relevant and woke.... The variety of adjectives used throughout Ari's journey to find their words will delight Language Arts teachers and can serve as a teaching text."--Cicely Lewis, School Library Journal
"A capable celebration of the rich range of pronouns."--Publishers Weekly
"Through Ari's story, children are gently versed in different identifiers. The ultimate lesson: how to champion yourself."--Entertainment Weekly