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It Feels Good to Be Yourself : Book About Gender Identity - Theresa Thorn

It Feels Good to Be Yourself

Book About Gender Identity

By: Theresa Thorn, Noah Grigni (Illustrator)

Hardcover | 14 May 2019

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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. Written by the mother of a transgender child and illustrated by a non-binary transgender artist, It Feels Good to Be Yourself provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.

About the Author

Theresa Thorn is the cohost of the parenting humor podcast One Bad Mother and the coauthor of You're Doing a Great Job! 100 Ways You're Winning at Parenting. She lives in Los Angeles, California, and It Feels Good to Be Yourself is her first book for children.

About the Illustrator

Noah Grigni is a non-binary transgender illustrator, writer, and organizer whose bold and playful art has appeared in The Gender Identity Workbook for Kids by Kelly Storck and We're Still Here: An All-Trans Comics Anthology.

Noah is from Decatur, Georgia, and now lives in Boston, Massachusetts. It Feels Good to Be Yourself is their first picture book.
Industry Reviews

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

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