Children's Nonfiction Reference/Guide/Manual

The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook: Skills for Navigating Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression

How can you build unshakable confidence and resilience in a world still filled with ignorance, inequality, and discrimination? The Queer and Transgender Resilience Workbook will teach you how to challenge internalized negative messages, handle stress, build a community of support, and embrace your true self. Resilience is a key ingredient for psychological health and wellness.…

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The Full Spectrum: A New Generation of Writing About Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, Questioning, and Other Identities

Teens are more aware of sexuality and identity than ever, and they’re looking for answers and insights, as well as a community of others. In order to help create that community, YA authors David Levithan and Billy Merrell have collected original poems, essays, and stories by young adults in their teens and early 20s. The…

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Surviving a gender-variant childhood: the views of transgender adults on the needs of gender-variant children and their parents

Adults with gender-variant childhoods have often lived traumatic lives because of the attitudes and limited understanding that people in their environment had of the concept of gender variance. This study explores the childhoods of transgender adults with the aim to understand their gender-related difficulties as children, in order to identify their needs and the needs…

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The Transformation of Sexuality Gender and Identity in Contemporary Youth Culture

How do contemporary young people construct their sexual identities? Are young people sexually liberated, or is human sexuality increasingly controlled and manipulated by commercial forces? Thomas Johansson explores the construction of sexual identities by young people as part of a wider process of identity construction, combining the work of key authors such as Elias and…

Children's Fiction

Double Exposure

Fifteen-year-old Alyx Atlas was raised as a boy, yet she knows something others don’t. She’s a girl. And after her dad dies, it becomes painfully obvious that she must prove it now—to herself and to the world. Born with ambiguous genitalia, Alyx has always felt a little different. But it’s after she sustains a terrible…

Children's Fiction

Felix Ever After

From Stonewall and Lambda Award–winning author Kacen Callender comes a revelatory YA novel about a transgender teen grappling with identity and self-discovery while falling in love for the first time. Felix Love has never been in love—and, yes, he’s painfully aware of the irony. He desperately wants to know what it’s like and why it…

Children's Fiction

Sophia the Pet Shop Boy – a Transgender Coming of Age Story (A High School Gender Diverse Transformation Novelette)

Simon’s world is finally turning around. He’s at last gotten his very first real job, working at a local pet store in Grafton, Massachusetts. He’s out of the reach of his overbearing older brother who somehow manages to do everything perfectly. Captain of the football team. Captain of the baseball team. In comparison, Simon is…

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Pediatric Gender Identity: Gender-affirming Care for Transgender & Gender Diverse Youth

This book serves as a guide to key topics regarding pediatric gender identity to help clinicians better care for transgender and gender diverse youth. Written by experts in the field, it covers critical considerations for child health providers from a variety of disciplines in a range of clinical settings. Patients, families and other community agencies…