Transgender Reading

Extensive Book List

Provided by Stand with Trans

This list includes an annotated list of transgender and gender non-conforming themed materials, listed in alphabetical order by author’s last name. The list includes (in order): Children’s Picture Books - for littles of preschool and early elementary school ages Juvenile Fiction and Nonfiction for elementary school ages Young Adult Fiction, Biographies, Nonfiction and Magazines for middle school and high school ages Books, Training Resources, and Articles and Information of Interest for Parents and Adults including Fiction, Biographies, Nonfiction, and Articles Transgender Themed Documentaries, Feature Length Films, Television Shows.

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Allies & Angels

by Terri and Vince Cook

For 15 years, the proud parents of two young men thought their younger son was their daughter. Allies & Angels is a story of strength, compassion and unconditional love−sharing how these parents supported their son’s transition and the lessons learned along the way. Learning their daughter was really their son taught them who they are and who they want to be. When you order a copy of this book via this link using discount code TRANSKIDSPRF, $1 will be donated to the TransKids Purple Rainbow Foundation.

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Becoming Nicole

Amy Ellis Nutt

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Beyond Magenta

Susan Kuklin

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Finding The Real Me

by Tracie O’Keefe and Katrina Fox

A compilation of stories by transgender people about their accepting, transitioning, and coming out process.

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Families in Transition

Arlene I. Lev and Andrew R. Gottlieb

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He’s Always Been My Son

Janna Masia Barkin

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Made In God's Image

by Ann Thompson Cook and Dumbarton United Methodist Church

“An exceptional resource for people of faith who want to open their hearts to a wider discussion of gender issues.” – Rev. Erin K. Swenson.” You can request a copy by email.

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Mom, I Need To Be A Girl

by Just Evelyn

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook, , explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state.

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Our Trans Childen

Published by the PFLAG Transgender Network (TNET) (Pamphlet)

An introduction to transgender concepts and issues. This should be the first publication given to any new parents, family, or friends of anyone coming out as transgender.

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Raising Ryland

Hillary Whittington

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The Transgender Child: A Handbook For Families And Professionals

by Stephanie A. Brill & Rachel Pepper (Paperback)

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state.

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Tomorrow Will Be Different

Sarah McBride

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Transgender Emergence

by Arlene Istar Lev, CSW-R, CASAC

An outstanding book of historical and the most current guidelines for addressing the needs of all gender-variant people, including transgendered children and youth.

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True Selves

by Mildred L. Brown, Ph.D and Chloe Ann Rounsley

A serious book by a therapist with over 25 years of working with transgender individuals.

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What We May Become

Mimi Lemay

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