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The Boys

Author: Lauren AceIllustrator: Jenny Lovlie

Four boys play at the seaside. They have been friends for as long as they can remember. The boys are a team, and find different means for expression as they grow. A real strength is the focus on the emotional capacity of boys. A positive antidote against stereotypes and unquestioned conditioning.

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  • Lauren Ace and Jenny Lovlie are an award-winning author-illustrator pairing
  • Black representation
  • East and Southeast Asian representation
  • Black/brown representation
  • LGBTQIA+ representation
  • Same-sex parents
  • Challenges gender stereotypes