Category: Gender Nonconformity

Jacob’s New Dress

Guest Post by Padma Venkatraman JACOB’S NEW DRESS By Sarah and Ian Hoffman (illustrated by Chris Case) 2014 978-0-8075-6373-1 Albert Whitman and Company   Nearly a decade ago, we were visited by dear friends, whose son was gender-nonconforming. Like Jacob,…

Review: George by Alex Gino

“It’s true, and I have to say what’s true,” says Charlotte in Chapter 5 of E.B. White’s Charlotte’s Web. One can imagine George, the 10-year-old main character of Alex Gino’s debut middle grade novel George (Scholastic Press, August 2015) saying…

Review: Tomboy by Liz Prince

Liz Prince‘s graphic memoir Tomboy (Zest Books, September 2014) chronicles her 31-year journey to define who she is in a world bent on doing it for her, and her evolution from rejecting all that is “girl” to someone who embraces who…