Listed below are books for children you may find helpful whether you are a transgender person, a parent or relative of a transgender person, someone who ministers with transgender persons and/or their families, or someone who wants to know more about their transgender friends, neighbors and co-workers. Their being listed does not necessarily mean that Fortunate Families agrees with all the views presented in these books.
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|Fierstein, Harvey||The Sissy Duckling||Adorable illustrations complement this simple story for children about accepting differences.|
|dePaola, Tomie||Oliver Button Is A Sissy||This picture book is the story of a boy who stands up to bullies, not by fighting, but by staying true to himself by continuing to do what he loves best, tap dancing, despite being teased about it.|
|Ewert, Marcus||10,000 Dresses||Every night, Bailey dreams about magical dresses: dresses made of crystals and rainbows, dresses made of flowers, dresses made of windows. . . . Unfortunately, when Bailey's awake, no one wants to hear about these beautiful|
|Parr, Todd||It's OK To Be Different||This lesson, for first and second graders, uses Todd Parr's picture book It's Okay to Be Different to help students understand what diversity means and how it applies to them.|