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I am Jazz! / by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings ; pictures by Shelagh McNicholas.

By: Herthel, Jessica [author.].
Contributor(s): Jennings, Jazz [author.] | McNicholas, Shelagh [illustrator.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookDescription: 1 volume (unpaged) : color illustrations ; 24 x 28 cm.ISBN: 9780803741072 ; 0803741073 .Subject(s): Jennings, Jazz | Transgender people -- Biography -- Children's picture books | Transgender people -- Identity -- Children's picture books | Gender nonconformity -- Children's picture booksGenre/Form: Picture books for children.DDC classification: 306.76/8092 | B Summary: Presents the story of a transgender child who traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.
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The story of a transgender child based on the real-life experience of Jazz Jennings, who has become a spokesperson for transkids everywhere <br> <br> "This is an essential tool for parents and teachers to share with children whether those kids identify as trans or not. I wish I had had a book like this when I was a kid struggling with gender identity questions. I found it deeply moving in its simplicity and honesty."--Laverne Cox (who plays Sophia in "Orange Is the New Black")<br> <br> From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. She loved pink and dressing up as a mermaid and didn't feel like herself in boys' clothing. This confused her family, until they took her to a doctor who said that Jazz was transgender and that she was born that way. Jazz's story is based on her real-life experience and she tells it in a simple, clear way that will be appreciated by picture book readers, their parents, and teachers.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Presents the story of a transgender child who traces her early awareness that she is a girl in spite of male anatomy and the acceptance she finds through a wise doctor who explains her natural transgender status.

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