Written by Maryann Jacob Macias and illustrated by Alea Marley
This story of a boy's first ballet recital celebrates gender-creativity, the joy of dance, and being yourself
Téo loves to dance, whether it's the cumbia with Papí, the bhangra with Amma, or ballet class with Miss Lila. He also loves the way his tutu makes him feel, inside and out. But when it comes time to decide which outfit to wear in the big dance recital--a sparkly tutu or shimmering silver pants--Téo wonders if being his most authentic self on stage will put him too much in the spotlight.
Target Age: 3-5