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Mi hermana : cómo la transición de una hermana nos cambió a ambas / Selenis Leyva & Marizol Leyva con Emily Chammah.

Leyva, Selenis, 1972- (author.). Leyva, Marizol, (author.). Chammah, Emily, (author.).

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Summary:

"When Orange Is the New Black and Diary of a Future President star Selenis Leyva was young, her hardworking parents brought a new foster child into their warm, loving family in the Bronx. Selenis was immediately smitten; she doted on the baby, who in turn looked up to Selenis and followed her everywhere. The little boy became part of the family. But later, the siblings realized that the child was struggling with their identity. As Marizol transitioned and fought to define herself, Selenis and the family wanted to help, but didn't always have the language to describe what Marizol was going through or the knowledge to help her thrive. In My Sister, Selenis and Marizol narrate, in alternating chapters, their shared journey, challenges, and triumphs. They write honestly about the issues of violence, abuse, and discrimination that transgender people and women of color--and especially trans women of color--experience daily. And they are open about the messiness and confusion of fully realizing oneself and being properly affirmed by others, even those who love you."--Provided by publisher.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library SP 306.768092 LEY 2020 (Text) 33892100711275 Adultos New Español Book None 11/24/2020 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1645036987
  • ISBN: 9781645036982
  • Physical Description: 276 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: Primera edición en español.
  • Publisher: New York : Bold Type Books, 2020.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Translation of: My Sister: How One Sibling's Transition Changed Us Both.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
"When Orange Is the New Black and Diary of a Future President star Selenis Leyva was young, her hardworking parents brought a new foster child into their warm, loving family in the Bronx. Selenis was immediately smitten; she doted on the baby, who in turn looked up to Selenis and followed her everywhere. The little boy became part of the family. But later, the siblings realized that the child was struggling with their identity. As Marizol transitioned and fought to define herself, Selenis and the family wanted to help, but didn't always have the language to describe what Marizol was going through or the knowledge to help her thrive. In My Sister, Selenis and Marizol narrate, in alternating chapters, their shared journey, challenges, and triumphs. They write honestly about the issues of violence, abuse, and discrimination that transgender people and women of color--and especially trans women of color--experience daily. And they are open about the messiness and confusion of fully realizing oneself and being properly affirmed by others, even those who love you."--Provided by publisher.
Language Note:
Translated from the English.
Subject: Leyva, Selenis, 1972- > Family.
Leyva, Marizol > Family.
Transgender women > United States > Biography.
Transgender people > Identity.
Sexual minorities > Identity.
Sex discrimination > United States.
Sisters > United States > Biography.
Discriminación sexual > Estados Unidos.
Hermanas > Estados Unidos > Biografía.
Genre: Autobiographies.

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