It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity

Book cover for It Feels Good to Be Yourself: A Book About Gender Identity by Teresa Thorn

Theresa Thorn


Noah Grigni

Book Summary

A picture book that introduces the concept of gender identity to the youngest reader from writer Theresa Thorn and illustrator Noah Grigni.

Some people are boys. Some people are girls. Some people are both, neither, or somewhere in between.

This sweet, straightforward exploration of gender identity will give children a fuller understanding of themselves and others. With child-friendly language and vibrant art, It Feels Good to Be Yourself provides young readers and parents alike with the vocabulary to discuss this important topic with sensitivity.

Introduction to gender identity, Courage, Identity, Inner Self, Confidence, Acceptance, Self Expression, Fashion, Family, Gender, Gender Identity, LGBTQ2S+, Self-Respect, Self-Esteem, Gender Inclusive, Gender Alliance, Gender Diversity, Our Body, Our Expression, Expression, Fluidity, Gender Exploration, Introduction to Gender for anyone, Gender Language, Clothing, Hobbies, Guide, Discussion points, Resource, Celebrating Gender Diversity

Age Range
Ages 0 to 3 (preschool), Ages 4 to 8 (grades K-3)
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
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