I am J
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.
LGBTQ (Gender & Sexuality); Racial Diversity; Transgender; Biracial; girl to boy transgender; transgender child; mixed race; biracial family
girl to boy transgender
Latino / White
mother and father
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.