Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen
Teen activist and trailblazer Jazz Jennings--named one of "The 25 most influential teens" of the year by Time--shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths.
LGBTQ (Gender and Sexuality); Transgender; boy to girl; transgender child; transgender teenager
mother and father
Australian Family Therapists' Award for Children's Literature, 2017, Middle Grade
Cybils Awards, 2016, Nominee, Non-fiction (Middle Grade and Young Adult)
Best Books for Teens, 2016
Best Children's Books of the Year, 2017 Ages (12 to 14)
Booklist Book Review Stars, 2016
Capitol Choices: Noteworthy Books for Children and Teens, 2017 Audiobooks
Rainbow List, 2017 Young Adult Non-Fiction
identity; personal story; transgender rights; role model; friendship
Jennings, Jazz, "Being Jazz: My Life as a Transgender Teen" (2016). Diverse Families. 57.