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Who Are You?

Who Are You?

The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity

Book - 2017
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"What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you? This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 5+. It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity. An interactive three-layered wheel included in the book is a simple, yet powerful, tool to clearly demonstrate the difference between our body, how we express ourselves through our clothes and hobbies, and our gender identity. Ideal for use in the classroom or at home, a short page-by-page guide for adults at the back of the book further explains the key concepts and identifies useful discussion points. This is a one-of-a-kind resource for understanding and celebrating the gender diversity that surrounds us"--Publisher.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, [2017]
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781785927287
1785927280
Call Number: j Parenting 305.3 P475w 2017
Characteristics: 29 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm + 1 interactive wheel
Additional Contributors: Bardoff, Naomi - Illustrator

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What do you like? How do you feel? Who are you? This brightly illustrated children's book provides an introduction to gender for anyone aged 5+. In clear and direct language it talks about how we experience gender: our bodies, our expression and our identity. An interactive wheel helps to clearly... Read More »

"This brightly illustrated children's book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged 5+." --provided by the publisher


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DBRL_JessicaS Feb 02, 2021

A guide to gender for children. It talks about gender expanding beyond the traditional binary and the different vocabulary different people use to describe their gender. The book includes a note to adults in the front and resources in the back.

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AlieGrace
May 18, 2019

Although the intention is good this book presents the concept of gender in a way that I found much too complicated for the understanding of its audience. I would recommend other resources on the topic instead. There are a few good things in the book but a lot of kids will end up more confused instead of understanding the concepts which are important concepts to teach.

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limedrop
Jun 29, 2018

This is probably a good book for older grade school kids and teachers. Definitely not for 3+, maybe 6+. I tried to read it with my preschooler who was 3 at the time (now 4) and he got bored. The terminology is useful and good, but a bit advanced for little ones. Probably a good book for educators in elementary school and up but not for the preschool crowd.

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