Jacob's New Dress (Hardcover)
Albert Whitman & Company, 9780807563731, 32pp.
Publication Date: March 1, 2014
Jacob loves playing dress-up, when he can be anything he wants to be. Some kids at school say he can't wear "girl" clothes, but Jacob wants to wear a dress to school. Can he convince his parents to let him wear what he wants? This heartwarming story speaks to the unique challenges faced by boys who don't identify with traditional gender roles.
About the Author
Sarah Hoffman has a son who loves pink and a girl who loves yellow. She has written on the topic of gender non-conforming children for Cookie, Salon, Babble, and the San Francisco Chronicle. She lives in San Francisco, California with her husband and children. www.sarahhoffmanwriter.com Ian Hoffman and his wife, Sarah, are parents of a son who loves pink and a girl who loves yellow. They live in San Francisco, California. Chris Case received BFA and MFA degrees in Illustration from the University of Arizona in Tucson. He is the illustrator of Sophie and the Next-Door Monsters. He lives in Eugene, Oregon.