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Beyond magenta : transgender teens speak out

Author: Susan Kuklin; Candlewick Press,
Publisher: Somerville, Massachusetts : Candlewick Press, 2015. ©2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Secondary (senior high) school : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
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"Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken. Each honest  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Young adult literature
American Library Association Stonewall Book Award: Honor book
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Biography, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Kuklin; Candlewick Press,
ISBN: 9780763673680 0763673684 9780605861695 0605861692 9780763656119 0763656119
Language Note: Text in English.
OCLC Number: 884479954
Awards: American Library Association Stonewall Honor Book, 2015.
Description: 182 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Spectrum. Jessy: the house of my soul --
Christina: every girl is different --
Mariah: the real deal --
Cameron: variables --
Nat: something else --
Lifeline. Luke: untouchable --
Notes and resources. Author's note --
About the Callen-Lorde Community Health Center --
Q & A with Dr. Manel Silva --
About Proud Theater --
Glossary --
Resources.
Other Titles: Transgender teens speak out
Responsibility: Susan Kuklin.

Abstract:

"Author and photographer Susan Kuklin met and interviewed six transgender or gender-neutral young adults and used her considerable skills to represent them thoughtfully and respectfully before, during, and after their personal acknowledgment of gender preference. Portraits, family photographs, and candid images grace the pages, augmenting the emotional and physical journey each youth has taken. Each honest discussion and disclosure, whether joyful or heartbreaking, is completely different from the other because of family dynamics, living situations, gender, and the transition these teens make in recognition of their true selves."
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