DIVerse Families
 
Happy Families

Title

Happy Families

Authors

Tanita S. Davis

Publisher

Alfred A. Knopf

Pages

240 pages

Publication Year

2012

ISBN

9780375869662

Genre

realism

Topic

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; male to female

Annotation

In alternating chapters, sixteen-year-old twins Ysabel and Justin share their conflicted feelings as they struggle to come to terms with their father's decision to dress as a woman.

Grade Level

9-12

Family Formation

mother and father

Main Character

twin brother and sister

Diversity Impact

direct

LGBTQ+

transsexual parent

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year,2013 Bank Street College of Education; Rainbow List,2013 American Library Association

Keywords

brothers and sisters; twins; fathers

Item Type

Fiction

Format

novel

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