If you’re looking to start a conversation with your young readers about gender identity, I have the perfect pick for you today. ABC of Gender Identity by Devika Dalal is an amazing educational resource for both children and adults about the diversity of gender identity.
Title: ABC of Gender Identity
Author/Illustrator: Devika Dalal
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Published: June 21, 2021
Format: Picture Book
ABC of Gender Identity introduces readers to 26 different gender identities and encourages young readers to embrace the many ways we all express ourselves. From agender to ze/zir, ABC of Gender Identity provides a straightforward definition of these gender identities and pronouns in a way that young readers will easily understand. Each identity and pronoun is paired with an adorable illustration, highlighting the broad range of ways we all present ourselves to the world.
There is a fantastic guide for adults in the back of the book written by Dr. Michelle Angelo with questions to ask while reading, as well as guidance on terminology.
ABC of Gender Identity is available wherever books are sold, including Bookshop and Amazon, so be sure to pick up your copy today. (Please note: Some links provided are affiliate links. Affiliate links allow me to receive a small commission for recommendations at no cost to you. This commission is used to maintain this site and to continue bringing content to you. I always appreciate your support!)
Thank you so much to Jessica Kingsley Publishers for providing me with a review copy of such an amazing book. I am so thrilled to be able to share it with you all today!
About The Author/Illustrator:
Devika Dalal is a Creative Art Director and the author, designer and illustrator of ABC of Gender Identity. She works in advertising and is an advocate of using creativity for social impact. She currently lives in New York City. You can find Devika online at her website devikadalal.com and on Twitter @devikadalal.