What are your words? : a book about pronouns
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|LARL Cataloging||LARL86785 (Text)||LARL86784||New||On order||-|
|LARL Cataloging||LARL86785 (Text)||LARL86785||New||On order||-|
- ISBN: 0316542067
- ISBN: 9780316542067
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2021.
|Summary, etc.:||Ari knows a lot of words for neighbors, including the pronouns each prefers, and with help from Uncle Lior, who always asks "What are your words," figures out which pronouns--and other words--fit best today.|
|Target Audience Note:||
Ages 4-8. Little, Brown and Company.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 April #2
Whenever Ari's favorite person, Uncle Lior, visits, they always ask, "What are your words, Ari?" Today, before heading to the summer bash, Ari is troubled because none of Ari's words seem to fit. Usually, Ari knows which pronounsâalong with other words that describe feelingsâfeel right. Some people's words, Ari explains, stay the same, while others' change occasionally or frequently or just once. As they walk to the summer bash, Ari introduces readers and Uncle Lior to all the people in the neighborhood. Above each figure float their words: two descriptive adjectives, one word that shares what they do, and a pair of pronouns. Locke's simple narrative, of Ari worrying over that day's words, seamlessly incorporates the appropriate pronouns for each person (including he/him, she/her, they/them, ey/em, ze/zir, and xe/xir), demonstrating the ease with which language can change to accommodate pronoun diversity. Once Ari realizes which pronouns feel right that day, the summer bash celebration is complete. A sweet, affirming introduction to the language used to communicate a range of gender identities. Grades K-3. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.
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.
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