I Am Jazz
Dial Books for Young Readers
From the time she was two years old, Jazz knew that she had a girl's brain in a boy's body. She loved pink and dressing up as a mermaid and didn't feel like herself in boys' clothing. This confused her family, until they took her to a doctor who said that Jazz was transgender and that she was born that way.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; transgender child; boy to girl
mother and father
Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature, 2017, Picture Book
20 Years of Dia, 2016 K-Grade 2
Best of the Best Books, 2014 Informational Books for Younger Readers
Choices, 2015 Understanding Oneself And Others
Gay and Lesbian Themes and Topics in Selected Children's and Young Adult Books, 2009 Sex and Gender Identity
Rainbow List, 2015 Picture Book
Top 10 Challenged Books, 2015
Top 10 Challenged Books, 2016
Top 10 Challenged Books, 2017
identity; elementary school; acceptance; feminine traits; advocate
Herthel, Jessice and Jennings, Jazz, "I Am Jazz" (2014). Diverse Families. 400.