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You Be You!: The Kid's Guide to Gender, Sexuality, and Family

You Be You!: The Kid's Guide to Gender, Sexuality, and Family
 

This is an educational children's book for ages 5-11 that makes gender identity, romantic orientation, and family diversity easy to explain to children. Charming illustrations help children engage with concepts such as intersectionality, discrimination, privilege and allyship in ... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781787750104
Barcode 9781787750104
Published 15 July 2019 by Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Format Hardback, Illustrated edition
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Author(s) By Branfman, Jonathan
Illustrated by Benbassat, Julie
Availability Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9781787750104
ISBN-10 1787750108
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced (OOS locally); ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Imprint Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication Date 15 July 2019
International Publication Date 18 July 2019
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback, Illustrated edition
Edition Illustrated edition
Author(s) By Branfman, Jonathan
Illustrated by Benbassat, Julie
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
General Picture Books
Gender Studies
Gay & Lesbian studies
Adoption & Fostering
Family & Other Relationships: General
Number of Pages 80
Dimensions Width: 140mm
Height: 222mm
Spine: 12mm
Weight 240g
Interest Age 5-8 years
Reading Age 5-8 years
Library of Congress Gender identity - Juvenile literature, Sex - Juvenile literature, Families - Juvenile literature, Sexual minorities - Juvenile literature
NBS Text Gender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade;Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 305.3
Catalogue Code 993484

Description of this Book

This is an illustrated children's book for ages 7-11 that makes gender identity, sexual orientation and family diversity easy to explain to children. Throughout the book kids learn that there are many kinds of people in the world and that diversity is something to be celebrated. It covers gender, romantic orientation, discrimination, intersectionality, privilege, and how to stand up for what's right. With charming illustrations, clear explanations, and short sections that can be dipped in and out of, this book helps children think about how to create a kinder, more tolerant world.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review You Be You! is a much needed honest, inclusive and respectful guide that should be read by all kids and adults alike! The author's comprehensive approach including discussions about discrimination, intersectionality and privilege make this book an exceptional and timely resource.--Kimberly Zieselman, JD, Executive Director, interACT: Advocates for Intersex Youth
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Jonathan Branfman is a PhD candidate in Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University, Ohio. He has experience of teaching in schools and has been a camp counsellor. Julie Benbassat is a student at the Rhode Island School of Design.

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