Request Inspection Copy

If you are an Academic or Teacher and wish to consider this book as a prescribed textbook for your course, you may be eligible for a complimentary inspection copy. Please complete this form, including information about your position, campus and course, before adding to cart.

* Required Fields

To complete your Inspection Copy Request you will need to click the Checkout button in the right margin and complete the checkout formalities. You can include Inspection Copies and purchased items in the same shopping cart, see our Inspection Copy terms for further information.

Any Questions? Please email our text Support Team on text@footprint.com.au

Submit

Email this to a friend

* ALL required Fields

Order Inspection Copy

An inspection copy has been added to your shopping cart

You Be You!: The Kid's Guide to Gender, Sexuality and Family

by Jonathan Branfman Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Pub Date:
07/2019
ISBN:
9781787750104
Format:
Hbk 80 pages
Price:
AU$27.99 NZ$28.69
Product Status: Available in Approx 7 days
add to your cart
This is an illustrated children's book for ages 7-11 that makes gender identity, sexual orientation and family diversity easy to explain to children.


 


Throughout the book kids learn that there are many kinds of people in the world and that diversity is something to be celebrated. It covers gender, romantic orientation, discrimination, intersectionality, privilege, and how to stand up for what's right. With charming illustrations, clear explanations, and short sections that can be dipped in and out of, this book helps children think about how to create a kinder, more tolerant world.
'You Be You! is a much needed honest, inclusive and respectful guide that should be
read by all kids and adults alike! The author's comprehensive approach including
discussions about discrimination, intersectionality and privilege make this book an
exceptional and timely resource.' - Kimberly Zieselman, JD, Executive Director,
interAC T: Advocates for Intersex Youth
'You Be You! offers kids and adults a colorful easy to read and engaging guide about
gender, sexuality and the many normal and healthy ways to be a family. Like a verbal
power bar, readers enjoy simple bite size explanations for complex ideas. Every page
abounds with messages about the value and ordinariness of diversity among us - "You
are great! Perfectly okay! Totally fine!" - offering children mirrors and windows to
understand their own and others' bodies and the importance of respecting each
individual's authentic identity.' - Julie Nicholson, Ph.D. Adjunct, Associate Professor of
Practice, Mills C ollege

Jonathan Branfman is a PhD candidate in Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies at the Ohio State University, Ohio. He has experience of teaching in schools and has been a camp counsellor.

Julie Benbassat is a student at the Rhode Island School of Design.