• ‘Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope' Is A Book That Can Make The World Better

    6 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    When we see families portrayed in media, most of the time they're white, cisgender, heterosexual and middle class. And while there are plenty of families like that, they do not represent all families' experiences. For activist and author Jodie Patterson, it was important to show that there are many different kinds of families out there. So she wrote the book “Born Ready: The True Story of a Boy Named Penelope” based on her own family. The picture book shows Penelope, a five-year-old who loves skateboarding and being a ninja. But Penelope has a big secret: he's a boy and needs his family to...
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