review Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity
Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity review ï 9 A much needed non fiction children s book exploring gender Who Are You will benefit every child Pamela Wool Director of Family Services Gender Spectrum Children are teaching us that gender comes in all kinds of shapes and colors rather than two boxes and Brook Pessin Whedbee has given us the wonderful gift of Who Are You to help all little people learn just how this works and how they can know their own gender And for the adults Who Are You ends with an inspiring discussion guide for parents for teachers for anyone who wants to support children in their gender creativity Diane Ehrensaft PhD author of The Gender Creative Child and Gender Born Gender Made and Director of Mental Health Child and Adolescent Gender Center Who Are You will undoubtedly help numerous children and their communities learn about the diversity of gender experiences Dr Kristina Olson Director TransYouth Project University of Washington A gem that promises to make these concepts accessible to teachers and immediately useful in their classroom contexts It will certainly become a go to resource in teacher education Thomas M Philip PhD Associate Professor Teacher Education and Urban Schooling UCLA A straightforward and long overdue book for kids about the gender spectrum We can hope that years from now the existence of the gender spectrum is so well understood and appreciated that a book like this is not necessary Until then there is an urgent need and Pessin Whedbee fills it with compass.summary × E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Brook Pessin Whedbee
Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity review ï 9 Ion and clarity Ty Alper Director Berkeley Unified School Board Brook Pessin Whedbee brings us a delightfully creative and playful children s book on gender accessible to children and teachers alike It is what those of us thinking about social issues in the classrooms of young children have really been needing Anna Richert Professor Mills College School of Education Through simple yet compelling writing paired with the interactive gender wheel our program s future elementary and middle school teachers will finally have an excellent resource for teaching about the gender spectrum a touchstone resource for any school teacher or parent that strives to create ainclusive world Elisa Salasin Director Developmental Teacher Education UC Berkeley Every book for kids talks about gender whether intentionally or not For a variety of reasons there aren t a whole lot of teaching tools in books or elsewhere that address just what the heck gender is Brook Pessin Whedbee has been thinking about this a lot She s written a book that looks directly at gender and celebrates its many manifestations It s pretty straightforward actually So straightforward that it s kind of shocking there aren t a pile of books like this at the local library Who Are You introduces young people and the folks who care about them to some vocabulary to describe our varied experiences by separating our understanding of gender into our bodies our expression and our identities How do we feel How do we e.
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Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity review ï 9 Xpress ourselves These are the kinds of uestions that help people grow Who Are You doesn t have a hint of conflict in it There s plenty of conflict in the world Who Are You is a celebration When we read it everything becomes instantly bigger kinder andinteresting Jon Nichols author of Crabtree How do we give young children the opportunity to think in complex ways about gender This is a uestion that many teachers and parents are asking and Who Are You provides a wonderful response In order to create truly welcoming schools and to address the social emotional needs of our children classrooms need texts like Who Are You Carrie Wilson Executive Director Mills Teacher ScholarsWhat do you like How do you feel Who are you This brightly illustrated children s book provides a straightforward introduction to gender for anyone aged It presents clear and direct language for understanding and talking about how we experience gender our bodies our expression and our identity An interactive three layered wheel included in the book is a simple yet powerful tool to clearly demonstrate the difference between our body how we express ourselves through our clothes and hobbies and our gender identity Ideal for use in the classroom or at home a short page by page guide for adults at the back of the book further explains the key concepts and identifies useful discussion pointsThis is a one of a kind resource for understanding and celebrating the gender diversity that surrounds us.
- Who Are You?: The Kid's Guide to Gender Identity
- Brook Pessin Whedbee
- 02 June 2019