West Margin Press Dotson
West Margin Press Dotson

Publication Date: April 4, 2023

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Ages 8 to 12, Grades 3 to 7

A memoir about whatit’s like when they think you’re their daughter, but you know you’retheir son.For as long as he couldremember, Grayson has known he is a boy, not a girl. While his identical twinsister wore princess dresses and danced ballet in a tutu, Grayson preferred hisSpider-Man costume or sweats. He was uncomfortable in anything considered“girly.” People called him a tomboy, but he knew that wasn’t right either. Heexplained to his mother, “I know I’m supposed to be your daughter, but I feelmore like your son. I guess I’m your… Dot-son.”Graysonis now twelve years old. This is his story about what it’s like growing uptransgender—from small moments, like getting a new haircut or playing football,to the big life events, like choosing a bathroom, coming out to his friends,and picking a new name. Filled with humor and joy, Dotson isa thought-provoking and honest story of one boy’s journey to becoming his bestand truest self and sharing that with the world.Thebook also includes helpful resources for transgender kids and families.

About the Author

Grayson Lee White lives in the Midwest of the United States with his parents, two sisters, and two adorable golden retrievers. Grayson has always wanted to be a writer. Dotson is his first book.Stephanie Roth Sisson is an award-winning children'sbook author and illustrator. She has been drawing since she was a child and hassince published her illustrations in over 60 books as well as magazine pieces. Whenshe's not traveling the world, Stephanie lives in Florida.

Format: Hardcover Paper over boards

Length: 136 pages

Publisher: West Margin Press

Publication Date: April 4, 2023

ISBN: 9781513139333

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