Jack (Not Jackie)

Jack (Not Jackie)

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In this heartwarming picture book, a big sister realizes that her little sister, Jackie, doesn't like dresses or fairies-she likes ties and bugs! Will she and her family be able to accept that Jackie identifies more as "Jack"?

Susan thinks her little sister Jackie has the best giggle! She can't wait for Jackie to get older so they can do all sorts of things like play forest fairies and be explorers together. But as Jackie grows, she doesn't want to play those games. She wants to play with mud and be a super bug! Jackie also doesn't like dresses or her long hair, and she would rather be called Jack.

Readers will love this sweet story about change and acceptance. This book is published in partnership with GLAAD to accelerate LGBTQ inclusivity and acceptance.

Author: Erica Silverman
Publisher: Little Bee Books
Published: 10/09/2018
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.86lbs
Size: 9.10h x 9.21w x 0.50d
ISBN: 9781499807318
Audience: Ages 4-8

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 10/15/2018 pg. 58
Kirkus Reviews 09/15/2018
School Library Journal 11/01/2018 pg. 65
Publishers Weekly 12/10/2018

About the Author
Erica Silverman is the author of the Cowgirl Kate and Cocoa early reader books, the first of which received a Theodor Seuss Geisel Honor. Her other titles include When the Chickens Went on Strike, Big Pumpkin, The Hanukkah Hop!, Don't Fidget a Feather, and Wake Up, City! She loves writing, reading, and researching. She has a master's of library and information science and is a librarian and a children's book author. She lives in Los Angeles, California. Learn more about her at ericasilverman.com.

Holly Hatam is the illustrator of the #1 New York Times Bestseller, Dear Girl. Her other picture books include Made by Maxine and Tree Song. Holly lives in Whitby, Ontario, where she can be found hugging trees with her husband, Stephen, and son Linden, stuffing her pantry full of tea, and sticking her nose in the occasional book.