It Feels Good to Be Yourself

It Feels Good to Be Yourself

A Book About Gender Identity

Book - 2019 | First edition
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A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni. Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between. This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. With child-friendly language and vibrant art, It Feels Good to Be Yourself provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt and Company, 2019
Edition: First edition
Branch Call Number: 305.3 T
Characteristics: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Grigni, Noah - Illustrator
ISBN: 9781250302953


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A powerful and lovely book about being yourself and the different ways to self-identify. Recommended by Quetzalli Cortez.

Different children explain their gender identities and show that it feels good to be yourself. Resources in the back of the book for children and adults offer ways to learn more about different gender identities.

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LPL_MargoM Jul 29, 2019

It Feels Good to Be Yourself is an absolute joy to read and look at. It explains gender identity and expression in a simple way that even younger kiddos can understand. The watercolor illustrations are absolutely amazing and the character design is adorable. It's a book about letting kids be kids, no matter how they want to express themselves.

SnoIsleLib_BridgetS Jun 19, 2019

"It Feels Good to Be Yourself" is a beautiful book that explains simply how gender identity works. A valuable resource for both kids and adults.


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