Julian is a Mermaid by Jessica Love

Available At: Academy International, DCC (ES), Edith Wolford, Encompass Heights, Woodmen Roberts

Categories : LGBTQ+

Description: Julian is looking at three women dressed as mermaids. The text at the bottom of
the page reads: Julian LOVES mermaids.

YA Label?: No

Notes: This book contains depictions of alternate
gender ideologies.

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Page 23: The illustrations on this page depict Julian with a fern and flower headdress and make-up on his face, in different stages of dress as he takes a curtain from the window and wraps it around his waist.

Page 38: The illustration on this page depicts Julian with long flowing hair as a real mermaid with a pink tail. Julian’s body is slightly curved such that his buttocks is protruding and his arms are stretched out in front resting where his knees would be. Appearing as though he is guarding his chest. Swimming in the water along with three adult females wearing mermaid shaped bathing suits. One of the women, is Abuela.

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