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by Rex Ray,Marcus Ewert

Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of windows. . . . Unfortunately, when Bailey's awake, no one wants to hear about these beautiful dreams. Quite the contrary. "You're a BOY!" Mother and Father tell Bailey. "You shouldn't be thinking about dresses at all." Then Bailey meets Laurel, an older girl who is touched and inspired by Bailey's imagination and courage. In friendship, the two of them begin making dresses together. And Bailey's dreams come true!This gorgeous picture book—a modern fairy tale about becoming the person you feel you are inside—will delight people of all ages.
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ISBN: 1583228500
ISBN13: 978-1583228500
Category: Children
Subcategory: Growing Up & Facts of Life
Author: Rex Ray,Marcus Ewert
Language: English
Publisher: Triangle Square (November 4, 2008)
Pages: 32 pages
ePUB size: 1391 kb
FB2 size: 1366 kb
Rating: 4.1
Votes: 311
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This story covers what many trans people struggle with - having people tell us that them have to be a certain way because of the appearance of their bodies. I'm happy with the book, and I'm even happier with the ending. I am building a collection of books and lessons to help my children understand what the GLBTIQ crowd experiences to help teach them how to treat others and how NOT to treat others. We're happy to include this in our collection. I recommend this book for any child.
Hello! I really loved this because it reminds me of not only my youth, I'm a male, but that is my situation also. My body, and ths is no exaggeration, is actually more female than male and without any hormone shots. In private life that is how I dress. All my life people would hint to me they knew I was more female than male and I knew they were telling me the truth. They actually realized it sooner than I did.
I selected this book as part of an independent English literature course that I am taking that involved examining LGBT experience through literature. This is an excellent selection for starting discussion on transgender identity in childhood. The author's use of pronouns is especially insightful and overall it's a reaffirming story. I removed one star from my review because the main character's parents and sibling are rude and intolerant and the book in no way addresses this. I realize that this is children's book, but I think it is important to address issues of bullying and intolerance at a young age and the author missed a great opportunity to do that here.
I really liked this book. There is a very interesting abstraction to the writing and gender words that would have made me ask intelligent social questions as a child. It reminded me of an old favorite song, William Wants a Doll but instead of being about a boy wanting to learn about nurturing it was more about a child learning about owning and exploring their creativity and artistic sense without judgement and how sometimes it's just about finding the right mentor. Very cool book!
Glad to see kids being introduced to diversity.
A quietly told story that explains well to children (and adults) what it means to be transgender. I read it at the Pride service at my church in June and it was well- received.
Thank you to the author, illustrator and publisher!
This is a wonderful book, I did feel the parents were not as good as they could have been, but the most inportant thing is showing my son that he's not the only boy who likes dresses. So I found this book to be priceless in our library.
I love this book! It's a beautifully illustrated & tenderly written, heartfelt story. As noted above in the title of this review, "10,000 Dresses" is much more than a children's storybook: anyone who has ever faced & triumphed over adversity (& who hasn't) will find the narrative empowering & inspiring & fun. Did I mention the illustrations are lovely? You will not regret purchasing "10,000 Dresses"!