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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|Library of Congress
||Gender identity - Juvenile literature, Sex - Juvenile literature, Families - Juvenile literature, Sexual minorities - Juvenile literature
||Gender Studies / Gay & Lesbian Studies
||College/higher education;Professional and scholarly;General/trade;Children/juvenile
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.
Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings
||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
||Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)
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.