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Being Jazz

Author : Jazz Jennings
ISBN : 9780399554667
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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Teen advocate and trailblazer Jazz Jennings—named one of “The 25 Most Influential Teens” of the year by Time—shares her very public transgender journey, as she inspires people to accept the differences in others while they embrace their own truths. “[Jazz’s] touching book serves as a rallying cry for understanding and acceptance.”—Bustle Jazz Jennings is one of the youngest and most prominent voices in the national discussion about gender identity. At the age of five, Jazz transitioned to life as a girl, with the support of her parents. A year later, her parents allowed her to share her incredible journey in her first Barbara Walters interview, aired at a time when the public was much less knowledgeable or accepting of the transgender community. This groundbreaking interview was followed over the years by other high-profile interviews, a documentary, the launch of her YouTube channel, a picture book, and her own reality TV series—I Am Jazz—making her one of the most recognizable activists for transgender teens, children, and adults. In her remarkable memoir, Jazz reflects on these very public experiences and how they have helped shape the mainstream attitude toward the transgender community. But it hasn’t all been easy. Jazz has faced many challenges, bullying, discrimination, and rejection, yet she perseveres as she educates others about her life as a transgender teen. Through it all, her family has been beside her on this journey, standing together against those who don't understand the true meaning of tolerance and unconditional love. Now Jazz must learn to navigate the physical, social, and emotional upheavals of adolescence—particularly high school—complicated by the unique challenges of being a transgender teen. Making the journey from girl to woman is never easy—especially when you began your life in a boy’s body. PRAISE FOR JAZZ JENNINGS: “Jazz is one of the transgender community's most important activists.” —Cosmopolitan “A role model for teens everywhere.” — “Wise beyond her years.” —Teen Vogue

More Girls Who Rocked The World

Author : Michelle Roehm McCann
ISBN : 9781582706405
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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"Young women today crave strong, independent role models to look to for motivation. In the follow-up to the 2012 bestseller Girls Who Rocked the World, More Girls Who Rocked the World offers a fun and inspiring collection of influential stories with forty-five more movers and shakers who rocked the world before turning twenty. A variety of achievements, interests, and ethnic backgrounds are represented, from Annie Oakley and Cleopatra to Malala Yousafzai and Misty Copeland--each with her own incredible story of how she created life-changing opportunities for herself and the world. Personal aspirations from today's young women are also interspersed throughout the book, as well as profiles of teenagers who are out there rocking the world right now"--

Helping Your Transgender Teen 2nd Edition

Author : Irwin Krieger
ISBN : 9781784508197
Genre : Social Science
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Going through puberty and adolescence presents unwelcome changes for many transgender youth, and this book provides advice to parents of transgender teens to help them understand what their child is experiencing and feeling during this challenging time. Addressing common fears and concerns that parents of transgender teens share, the book guides them through steps they can take with their child, including advice on hormones and surgery and how to transition socially. It addresses the recent increase in teens presenting with non-binary identities, and reflects major legal, social and medical developments regarding transgender issues. The author's insights are gained from his professional experience of providing psychotherapy regarding gender identity. He provides resources and further reading to help parents expand their knowledge. Although aimed predominantly at parents, this book is useful for anyone working with teenagers and young adults as it provides many answers to common questions about adolescent gender identity.

Rad Girls Can

Author : Kate Schatz
ISBN : 9780399581113
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
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From the New York Times best-selling authors of Rad Women Worldwide and Rad American Women A-Z, a bold and brave collection of stories and art about inspiring and accomplished girls who have made positive impacts on the world before the age of 20. You might know the stories of Malala Yousafzai, Anne Frank, Jazz Jennings, and Joan of Arc. But have you heard about Yusra Mardini, a Syrian refugee who swam a sinking boat to shore, saved twenty lives, then went on to compete as an Olympic swimmer? Or Trisha Prabhu, who invented an anti-cyberbullying app at age 13? Or Barbara Rose Johns, whose high school protest helped spark the civil rights movement? In Rad Girls Can, you'll learn about a diverse group of young women who are living rad lives, whether excelling in male-dominated sports like boxing, rock climbing, or skateboarding; speaking out against injustice and discrimination; expressing themselves through dance, writing, and music; or advocating for girls around the world. Each profile is paired with the dynamic paper-cut art that made the authors' first two books New York Times best sellers. Featuring both contemporary and historical figures, Rad Girls Can offers hope, inspiration, and motivation to readers of all ages and genders.

Brain Snacks For Teens On The Go Second Edition

Author : Alex Southmayd
ISBN : 9780615513386
Genre : Education
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"Brain Snacks are effective ideas and strategies to help teens turbo-charge their lives. They're delicious and nutritious 'snacks' of information that can help teens become happier, healthier, and more successful in their lives and, ultimately, make the world a better place"--P. [4] of cover.

Swing Era Scrapbook

Author : Bob Inman
ISBN : 0810854163
Genre : Music
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A wonderful reminder for those who lived through the Swing Era, Ken Vail's presentation of Bob Inman's radio logs also serves as a valuable and lively reference source for researchers and students of social history and jazz music. Inman's radio logs contain first-hand accounts of live Manhattan Swing shows he witnessed, and is well-illustrated with over 500 photographs of prominent musicians from the height of the Swing Era.

New Boston Review

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105011686321
Genre : American literature
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ISBN : OSU:32435026243501
Genre : Canada
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Falling Hard

Author : Betsy Franco
ISBN : 0763634379
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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A collection of one hundred love poems written by teens.

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ISBN : UCSD:31822036342608
Genre : American literature
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