The Day Joanie Frankenhauser Became a Boy
Dutton Children's Books
Tired of gender stereotyping at home, in the classroom, and especially on the football field, ten-year-old Joanie pretends to be a boy when her family moves to a new town, but soon finds there are unexpected consequences.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Gender nonconformity; girls who dress as boys; gender expression; gender roles
mother and father
The de Grummond Children's Literature Collection
dog; football; flag football; basketball; moving; new school; friendship; tree house; doctor; cooking
Lantz, Francess Lin, "The Day Joanie Frankenhauser Became a Boy" (2005). Diverse Families. 1181.