It Feels Good to Be Yourself
A Book About Gender Identity
Theresa Thorn; illustrations by Noah Grigni
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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.
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Praise for It Feels Good to Be Yourself
"This expansive, straightforward framing of gender emphasizes curiosity, joy, and positive self-expression . . . . Exceptional." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"The spirit of free expression and creativity infuses every spread of this inclusive exploration." —Publishers Weekly, starred review
"As the song has it, we’re living in a big, wide wonderful world. And this book is a welcome addition to it." —Booklist, starred review