Children & Youth

If you are a gender creativeGender Creative: refers to people, often children, who identify and express their gender in ways that differ from societal and cultural expectations., transTrans (Trans, Transgender, Transsexual): trans is an umbrella term that describes a wide range of people whose gender identity and/or gender expression differ from their assigned sex and/or the societal and cultural expectations of their assigned sex; includes people who are androgyne, agender, bigender, butch, CAFAB, CAMAB, cross-dresser, drag king, drag queen, femme, FTM, gender creative, gender fluid, gender non-conforming, genderqueer, gender variant, MTF, pangender, questioning, trans, trans man, trans woman, transfeminine, transgender, transmasucline, transsexual, and two-spirit. (QMUNITY) or questioning child or youth, this page is for you. Below are lists of books that have trans characters or are by trans authors.

Check out our Parents and Caregivers page for information on how to support gender creative children and trans youth.

Check out our Support Groups page for ways to connect in person and online with other trans youth.

If you are looking for a doctor or a counsellor, please Contact Us.

Trans friendly picture books

A list of trans friendly picture books that have trans characters or are by trans authors.

Trans parent picture books

A list of trans parent picture books that have trans characters who are parents or caregivers.

Trans middle readers

A list of trans middle readers that have trans characters or are by trans authors.

Trans youth adult books

A list of trans youth adult books that have trans characters or are by trans authors.

Camps for youth

Information about camps for youth including CampOUT! UBC, a summer camp for LGBT2Q+ youth aged 14-21 years.

GSA’s and QSA’s

If your school does not have a Gay/Straight Alliance or Queer/Straight Alliance (GSA’s and QSA’s), check out these resources.