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7 edition of The Sissy Duckling found in the catalog.

The Sissy Duckling

by Harvey Fierstein

  • 264 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Social Issues - General,
  • Ducks,
  • Children"s 4-8 - Fiction - General,
  • Social Situations - Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 4-8 Fiction,
  • Sex role,
  • Children: Kindergarten,
  • Self-esteem,
  • Fiction,
  • Animals - Ducks, Geese, Etc.,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Social Situations / Self-Esteem & Self-Reliance,
  • Social Situations - Homosexuality,
  • Animals - Birds

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsHenry Cole (Illustrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages40
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8457769M
    ISBN 101416903135
    ISBN 109781416903130
    OCLC/WorldCa62189231

    Based on a children's book by Harvey Fierstein Adapted for the stage by Nicola Elson. Directed by Nicola Elson Elmer, The Sissy Duckling is a happy, zany fellow that walks to the beat of his own drum. Sometimes he struggles to fit in though. When the other ducklings play baseball, he’d prefer to bake a cake. The sissy duckling. [Harvey Fierstein; Henry Cole] -- Elmer the duck is teased because he is different, but he proves himself by not only surviving the winter, but also saving his d from an award-winning HBO animated special written by.

    The Sissy Duckling about a young boy named Elmer who is presumed to be homosexual, although the book didn't explicitly state it. Instead, the author portrays Elmer as a boy who is bullied for being different. The children at Elmer's school begins to call him a sissy /5(16). Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes. While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. Elmer is a great big sissy. But when his father is wounded by a hunter's shot, Elmer proves that the biggest sissy can also be .

    the sissy duckling is a hysterically well-written children's book by harvey firestein. i bought this copy for my niece, who just had a baby. it's poignant, humorous, exciting to read and sends a message all children should learn. i highly recommend! Read more. /5(28). The Sissy Duckling: Book & CD (Paperback) By Harvey Fierstein, Henry Cole (Illustrator), Harvey Fierstein (Read by) $ Add to Wish List. Usually Ships in Days. Description. From Tony Award–winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, a funny and touching story of a duckling who embraces his identity.


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The sissy duckling is a hysterically well-written children's book by harvey firestein. i bought this copy for my niece, who just had a baby. it's poignant, humorous, exciting to read and sends a message all children should learn.

i highly recommend!/5(55). The Sissy Duckling written by Harvey Fierstein, is a fun and playful children's book that describes how Elmer the duck is different from the other many boy ducks.

The other boy ducks like to play and build forts, but Elmer the duck likes to bake cakes/5. About The Book From Tony Award–winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, a funny and touching story of a duckling who embraces his identity.

Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake Edition: Book And CD. The Paperback of the The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Fierstein, Henry Cole | at Barnes & Noble.

FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Harvey also wrote the book for the play Kinky Boots, which won the Tony for Best Musical/5(7). Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake cakes.

While they like to play baseball, he wants to put on the halftime show. Elmer is a great big sissy. But when his father is wounded by a hunter's shot, Elmer proves that the biggest sissy can also be the greatest hero.

Acclaimed actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein has crafted a. The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Fierstein. This is a perfect book for teaching about anti-bullying and supporting LGBTQ family members. Elmer the duck loves to bake and help around the house. He doesn't share any interests with other boy ducks.

His father thinks he should play baseball. He doesn't really understand Elmer. Banned Book: The Sissy Duckling. Judging this book on title alone, I wasn't that surprised it was banned.

Except I kind of thought it had been banned because it encouraged name-calling, or something along those lines. I can't really think of an instance where "sissy" isn't a derogatory term. In reality, this book seems ahead of its time. the sissy duckling is a hysterically well-written children's book by harvey firestein.

i bought this copy for my niece, who just had a baby. it's poignant, humorous, exciting to read and sends a message all children should learn.

i highly recommend!/5(31). The Sissy Duckling is a fabulous children's book. I write this glowing review not just because I am a fan of the supremely talented actor and author, Harvey Fierstein, but because the book is genuinely good.

The story of Elmer, the different, special ducking is unique. It is funny and touching.5/5(5). His latest offering, a fable called ''The Sissy Duckling,'' is modeled on Hans Christian Andersen's famous ''Ugly Duckling.'' Elmer, the spunky hero of this animated fable, is by no means ugly; he's cute and something of a smart aleck, but the other ducklings pick on him because he's no good at baseball.

Elmer prefers to play with dolls. ‘The Sissy Duckling’ is another text which can support practitioners in challenging gender stereotypes, teaching children, young people and adults about fairness, dignity and respect. CLICK HERE – ‘Sissy Duckling’ LESSON PLAN.

THE SISSY DUCKLING. Actor and playwright Fierstein (Torch Song Trilogy) turns a gimlet eye to Hans Christian Andersen in this ducky tale. Elmer, crowned by a wispy comb of feathers and wearing a pink backpack with daisies on it, is "one happy duckling doing all the things he loved to do," such as baking cookies and staging puppet shows.

The Sissy Duckling is a children's picture book written by noted actor Harvey Fierstein and illustrated by Henry Cole. It is 40 pages long and intended for children ages 5–8. The Sissy Duckling. Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 11 reviews 11 reviews.

Harvey Fierstein. Walmart # $ $ 5. 49 $ $ 5. Book Format. Select Option. Current selection is: Hardcover The book pushes readers to understand tough issues regarding bullying and feeling alone in the world. It broadens the readers /5(11). No, Elmer isn't like the other boy ducklings; they box and play baseball, he bakes cakes and puts on puppet shows.

Yes, Elmer is a great big sissy. When his dad complains that Elmer has made him the laughingstock of the flock, his mom reassuringly tells him he is special and someday will amaze everyone. That day happens when the flock flies south for the winter.

As the ducks. Storyline Harvey Fierstein wrote this cartoon fable about Elmer, a sensitive duckling whose schoolmates tease him for being a sissy. However, after his unusual talents help him save a life, the other members of the flock learn to respect him as he is. Written by Steven Capsuto /10(). The Sissy Duckling by Harvey Fierstein and Henry Cole.

4 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; PK-5; Cultural Area; Women / Girls; Lists With This Book; Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics; Gender & Sexism; Challenged Children's Books + Show More - Show Fewer Details. The Sissy Duckling (Reprint) (Paperback) Average rating: out of 5 stars, based on 11 reviews 11 reviews.

Elmer was first seen as a sissy duckling that did not participate in masculine activities, such as sports. But Elmer's sensitive and caring personality is what saves his father.

The book pushes readers to understand tough issues /5(11). The Sissy Duckling is a children's picture book by Harvey Fierstein and illustrated by Henry Cole.

It is a spin on the classic story The Ugly Duckling. The Sissy Duckling tells the tale of a duckling named Elmer. Elmer is not like other drakes his age.

The Sissy Duckling: Book & CD by Harvey Fierstein and Henry Cole and Harvey Fierstein. Overview - From Tony Award-winning actor and playwright Harvey Fierstein, a funny and touching story of a duckling who embraces his identity.

Elmer is not like the other boy ducklings. While they like to build forts, he loves to bake : Little Simon. TM ® & © Scholastic Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Susan Cheyney GRADES: About Us.The Sissy Duckling. Gender & Sexism. Author(s): Harvey Fierstein. Illustrator(s): Henry Cole. Age Group: Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers.

ISBN: Year: Gender & Sexism. Elmer is a duckling that enjoys doing much different things than other male ducks his age. His father is ashamed and tries to teach.After reading, have students pair shair the ways the Sissy Duckling was teased and how he was feeling throughout the story.

The students and teacher will then read, The Ugly Duckling. Once the Ugly Duckling has been read, have students pair share using the same criteria as before. Students will then complete a Venn Diagram for each book.