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For Parents

Our Trans Loved Ones: Questions and Answers for Parents, Families and Friends of People Who are Transgender and Gender Expansive, PFLAG

The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals, Stephanie Brill

Parenting Beyond Pink and Blue: How to Raise Your Kids Free of Gender Stereotypes, Christine Spears Brown

Helping Your Transgender Teen: A Guide for Parents, Irwin Krieger

Transgender Family Law: A Guide to Effective Advocacy, Jennifer L. Levi

Gender Born, Gender Made: Raising Healthy Non-Gender Conforming Children, Diane Ehrensaft PhD

Children’s Stories

Stand with Trans Children’s Book List

I Am Jazz, Jessica Herthel

Be Who You Are, Jennifer Carr

When Kayla was Kyle, Amy Fabrikant

My Princess Boy, Cheryl Kilodavis

10,000 Dresses, Marcus Ewert

Jacob’s New Dress, Sarah Hoffman

Red: A Crayon’s Story, Michael Hall

Other Narratives

Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More, Janet Mock

Parrotfish, Ellen Wittlinger

Rethinking Normal: A Memoir in Transition, Katie Rain Hill

Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family, Amy Ellis Nutt

Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen, Arin Andrews

Luna, Julie Ann Peters

Gracefully Grayson, Ami Polonsky

Being Emily, Rachel Gold

Beyond Magenta: Transgender Teens Speak Out, Susan Kuklin

Her Name is James, C.J. Heath

Transgender Voices: Beyond Women and Men, Lori Girshick (a local teacher and writer