Great Books for Trans* Teens (And the People Who Love Them)
The literature for transgender teens and their parents, families, friends, educators, and more has been sparse--- Here are some great titles for trans* teens and the people who love them.
Janet Mock (@janetmock on Twitter), has published a deeply relevant and important memoir about her life growing up as a transgender teen and young woman.
Winner of a Stonewall Award in 2014 for Best Children's/Young Adult literature, this is the story of Gabe, a normal teen leading a normal life, dealing with romance, school, a new radio show, and, oh yeah, getting everyone else to recognize that he's a guy.
The newest guide for all ages, explained in an approachable format!
A smart, updated set of essays from a wide spectrum of trans* and genderqueer experiences, this is a great resource for young adults who are looking for a range of voices and stories.
This brand new collection centers the voices of trans and genderqueer teens and explores the many different paths they have taken to becoming themselves.
An indispensable (and often multiple choice) guide to exploring gender for yourself, or with others. Now with more robots and pirates!
Written from a parent's perspective, this is a great resource for adults who are looking for the best ways to support gender variant children.
With a variety of essays by parents, partners, and other family members of trans folks, this volume provides great guidance and a sense of community for those looking to understand and support the transgender people in their lives.
This collection of short fiction showcases some of the emerging talent from today's transgender writers.
Top-notch, informative resource for families and professionals to introduce them to the challenges and joys of working with transgender youth.
A quirky, accessible, and thoughtful little book that is great for anyone who is struggling with the difficulties that the world heaps upon those of us who are different.