#OurWorld: A Children’s Story called RED
Posted by oneofthedragons
Original credit goes to dizzleceezy and was reposted by Gay Star News. I couldn’t figure out how to repost the whole story without saving and uploading the pictures myself, but I wanted to make sure credit goes where credit is due.
This is a book for explaining transgender people to children, and I think it’s just lovely. Such a powerful little story. I think it’s easy to understand and has a clear message. When I have kids, I definitely need to have this.
From Gay Star News:
Red has a bright red label, but he is, in fact, blue.
While everyone around him wants him to do ‘red’ things, and draw things like strawberries, Red just ends up all blue. He can’t be red, no matter how hard he tries!
Finally, after being given a brand-new perspective, Red discovers what readers have known all along. He’s blue.
Red: A Crayon’s Story by Michael Hall can be written in many ways, but especially as a tale to explain transgender people to a young child.
Here’s the book: