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When Kayla was Kyle

Title

When Kayla was Kyle

Authors

Amy Fabrikant

Illustrator

Jennifer Levine

Publisher

Avid Readers Publishing Group

Publication Year

2013

ISBN

9781612861548

Pages

28 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Kyle doesn't understand why the other kids at school call him names. He looks like other boys, but doesn't feel like them. Can Kyle find the words to share his feelings about his gender -- and can his parents help him to transition into the girl he was born to be?

Grade Level

K-3

Diversity Topics

LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; Gender nonconformity; transgender child; boy to girl; gender identity

Main Character

female child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother and father

LGBTQ+

transgender female

Keywords

classroom; basketball; feelings; bullying; fear

Diversity Impact

direct

When Kayla was Kyle


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