I am J
LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Racial Diversity; Transgender; Biracial; girl to boy transgender; transgender child; mixed race; biracial family
J, who feels like a boy mistakenly born as a girl, runs away from his best friend who has rejected him and the parents he thinks do not understand him when he finally decides that it is time to be who he really is.
mother and father
girl to boy transgender
Latino / White
James Cook Book Award, 2013 Cook Book; Lambda Literary Award, 2012 LGBT Children's/Young Adult
emotional problems; identity; friendship
Beam, Cris, "I am J" (2011). DIVerse Families. 587.