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Carly: She is Still My Daddy

Title

Carly: She is Still My Daddy

Authors

Mary Boenke

Illustrator

Dolores Dudley

Publisher

Transgender Network of Parents, Families and Friends of Lesbians and Gays

Publication Year

2004

Pages

20 pages

Genre

realism

Format

picture book

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Tommy tells the story of his father's transition from Carl to Carly. He learns about other trans persons -- female to male, intersex, crossdressers, and those who live in the middle. The reactions of playmates, grandparents, and the child's mother are represented. Benchmarks of Carly's full transition are built into the story.

Grade Level

K-3

Topic

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

Main Character

male child

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

two mothers

LGBTQ+

transgender female

Keywords

sex change; parents; child's reaction

Diversity Impact

direct

Carly: She is Still My Daddy



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