It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity by Thorn, Theresa
Theresa Thorn

It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity -- Theresa Thorn, Hardcover

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.

Author: Theresa Thorn
Publisher: Henry Holt & Company
Published: 06/04/2019
Pages: 40
Binding Type: Hardcover
Weight: 0.85lbs
Size: 9.30h x 9.10w x 0.30d
ISBN: 9781250302953
Audience: Ages 4-8

Accelerated Reader:
Reading Level: 3.5
Point Value: 0.5
Interest Level: Lower Grade
Quiz #/Name: 513544 / It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book about Gender Identity

Review Citation(s):
Booklist 04/15/2019 pg. 44
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2019 pg. 115
Publishers Weekly 04/01/2019
School Library Journal 08/16/2019 pg. 1
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/2019 - Below Average, With Minor Flaw

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.

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.