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From: "April L. Chesser 352-392-0751 x251" <CHESSEA@mail.firn.edu>
Subject: Bib. of nontraditional gender roles
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We wanted to thank all of the people who help contributed to this list. Here is the list of great picture books dealing with nontraditional pursuits of girls and boys.

Nontraditional Pursuits of Boys and Girls

Nontraditional Pursuits of Girls

Adoff, Arnold. Flamboyan. Illus. by Karen Barbour. 1988.
Alexander, Sally Hobart. Maggie's Whopper. Illus. by Deborah Kogan Ray. 1992.
Anderson, Laurie Halse. Ndito Runs. Illus. by Anita van der Merwe. 1996.
Bernhard, Emery. The Girl Who Wanted to Hunt: A Siberian Tale. Illus. by Durga Bernhard. 1994.
Birchman, David F. The Raggly Scraggly No-Soap No-Scrub Girl. Illus. by Guy Porfirio. 1995.
Browne, Eileen. No Problem. Illus. by David Parkins. 1993.
Bushnell, Jack. Sky Dancer. Illus. by Jan Ormerod. 1996.
Cristaldi, Kathryn. Baseball Ballerina. Illus. by Abby Carter. 1992.
Fox, Mem. Shoes from Grandpa. Illus. by Patricia Mullins. 1989.
Gauch, Patricia Lee. Bravo, Tanya. Illus. by Satomi Ichikawa. 1992.
Gauch, Patricia Lee. This Time, Tempe Wick? Illus. by Margot Tomes. 1992.
Graham, Bob. Rose Meets Mr. Wintergarten. 1992.
Hamilton, Virginia. Her Stories: African American Folktales, Fairy Tales, and True Tales. Illus. by Leo & Diane Dillon. 1995.
Henkes, Kevin. Sheila Rae, the Brave. 1987.
Hilton, Nette. A Proper Little Lady. Illus. by Cathy Wilcox. 1989.
Hoffman, Mary. Amazing Grace. Illus. by Caroline Binch. 1991.
Hopkinson, Deborah. Sweet Clara and the Freedom Quilt. Illus. by James Ransome. 1993.
Innocenti, Roberto. Rose Blanche. 1985. Isaacs. Anne. Swamp Angel. Illus. by Paul O. Zelinsky. 1994.
Johnson, Angela. The Girl Who Wore Snakes. Illus. by James E. Ransome. 1993.
Kellogg, Steven. Sally Ann Thunder Ann Whirlwind Crockett. 1995.
Khalsa, Dayal Kaur. Cowboy Dreams. 1990.
Kurtz, Jane. Miro in the Kingdom of the Sun. Illus. by David Frampton. 1996.
Leggat, Bonnie-Alise. Punt, Pass & Point! 1992.
Little, Jean. Jess Was the Brave One. Illus. by Janet Wilson. 1991.
Martin, Bill Jr. and John Archambault. White Dynamite and Curly Kid. Illus. by Ted Rand. 1986.
Martin, C.L.G. Three Brave Women. Illus. by Peter Elwell. 1991.
McCully, E.A. Mirette on the High Wire. 1992.
Merrill, Jean. The Girl Who Loved Caterpillars. Illus. by Floyd Cooper. 1992.
Miller, M.L. Dizzy From Fools. Illus. by Eve Tharlet. 1985.
Nash, Ogden. The Adventures of Isabel. Illus. by James Marshall. 1991.
Oram, Hiawyn. Reckless Ruby. Illus. by Tony Ross. 1992.
San Souci, Robert D. The Samurai's Daughter. Illus. by Stephen T. Johnson. 1992.
Stops, Sue. Dulcie Dando, Soccer Star. Illus. by Debi Gliori. 1992.
Tafuri, Nancy. The Brass Ring. 1996.
Yolen, Jane. Eeny, Meeny, Miney Mole. Illus. by Kathryn Brown. 1992.

Nontraditional Pursuits of Boys

Ackerman, Karen. When Mama Retires. Illus. by Alexa Grace. 1992.
Barrett, Joyce Durham. Willie's Not the Hugging Kind. Illus. by Pat Cummings. 1989.
Blaustein, Muriel. Jim Chimp's Story. 1992.
Corey, Dorothy. Will There Be a Lap for Me? Illus. by Nancy Poydar. 1992.
DePaola, Tomie. Oliver Button is a Sissy. 1979.
Douglass, Barbara. The Chocolate Chip Cookie Contest. Illus. by Eric Jon Nones. 1985.
Graham, Bob. Crusher is Coming! 1988.
Hoban, Lillian. Arthur's Honey Bear. 1974.
Hoffman, Mary. Henry's Baby. Illus. by Susan Winter. 1993.
Hughes, Shirley. Dogger. Henry's Baby. 1988.
Isadora, Rachel. Max. 1976.
Keller, Holly. Island Baby. 1992.
Lakin, Patricia. Dad and Me in the Morning. Illus. by Robert G. Steele. 1994.
Leaf, Munro. The Story of Ferdinand. Illus. by Robert Lawson. 1936.
Mahy, Margaret. The Seven Chinese Brothers. Illus. by Jean and Mou-sien Tseng. 1990.
Porte, Barbara Ann. "Leave that Cricket Be, Alan Lee." Illus. by Donna Ruff. 1993.
Stern, Maggie. The Missing Sunflowers. Illus. by Donna Ruff. 1997.
Waber, Bernard. Ira Sleeps Over. 1972.
Winter, Susan. A Baby Just Like Me. 1994.
Winthrop, Elizabeth. Tough Eddie. Illus. by Lillian Hoban. 1985.
Zolotow, Charlotte. William's Doll. Illus. by William Pene Du Bois. 1972.

As you probably noticed, we found more books dealing with nontraditional pursuits of girls than boys. If you know of any additional books that deal with these topics, feel free to add to this list. Thank you again for all your help and suggestions.
April C. chessea@mail.firn.edu
Susannah H.