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Children's book reading

  • Words Bookstore 179 Maplewood Avenue Maplewood, NJ, 07040 United States (map)

Bookstore presents Afsaneh Moradian, author of "Jamie is Jamie: A Book About Being Yourself and Playing Your Way"

There are so many fun things to play with at Jamie’s new preschool—baby dolls to care for, toy cars to drive—and Jamie wants to play with them all! But the other children are confused . . . is Jamie a boy or a girl? Some toys are just for girls and others are just for boys, aren’t they? Not according to Jamie!

Jamie Is Jamie challenges gender stereotypes, shows readers that playing is fundamental to learning, and reinforces the idea that all children need the freedom to play unencumbered. A special section for teachers, parents, and caregivers provides tips on how to make children’s playtime learning time.

Later Event: June 3
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