I am J

Author: Beam, Chris. Publisher: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers


Transgender J, a genetically assigned female, struggles against family, friends, and body to become the man that he really is.




Awards Won

Title Year
Best Fiction for Young Adults

The books, recommended for ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens. The list comprises a wide range of genres and styles, including contemporary realistic fiction, fantasy, horror, science fiction and novels in verse.

2012 - Selection(s)