Written by Jessica Herther and Jazz Jennings, illustrated by Shelagh McNicholas, published by Penguin Putnam Inc
I am Jazz is a picture book about transgender activist Jazz Jennings’s experience growing up. Complete with joyful illustrations and a candid writing style, the story captures the challenges and the joys of being a trans child.
The book provides validation and hope to children who may be struggling with their gender identity while helping parents, teachers and peers build empathy. Books like I am Jazz are essential to creating a kinder world.
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