This fully illustrated book celebrates the history of thirty trans,
gender expansive, and nonbinary heroes throughout the world.
Explore the history of trans and nonbinary people throughout the world
in this gorgeously illustrated nonfiction book for young teens. Readers
will be educated and enlightened about gender-expansive people who have
made a difference in our history and who continue to help raise
awareness of diversity and inclusion in current society.
materials give readers an insight into pronoun usage, the history of the
word "transgender," and more before providing engaging and fascinating
information about thirty trans, gender expansive, and nonbinary people
who have helped shape our world. From Callon of Epidaurus (the first
intersex individual to receive surgery) to Elliot Page (a trans actor)
to Tomoya Hosoda (the first trans politician in Japan), this book will
open up dialogue and help educate young adults on the history, legacy,
and future of trans, gender expansive, and nonbinary people and their
rights at a time when protecting those rights is needed more than ever.
The book is complete with sidebars about trans topics, a reference
guide, and a glossary of terminology.
UNDERREPRESENTED TOPIC FOR A YOUNGER YA AUDIENCE:
There are no
other tween/young teen books in the LGBTQ+ space that focus specifically
on transgender, nonbinary, and gender-expansive figures. Our book also
provides historical context for gendered words, info about global trans
issues, a glossary and resources list, and more.
AUTHOR WITH AN EXPANDING PLATFORM IN THE LGBTQ+ KIDS BOOK SPACE. Katherine Locke is the author of What Are Your Words?: A Book about Pronouns (LBYR, 25,000+ copies net sold in hardcover) as well as the recent middle-grade fiction anthology, This Is Our Rainbow. They are becoming a growing voice in creating LGBTQ+ books that empower and celebrate queerness across age groups.
Hardcover Book. 120 pages.