Full Name
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez
Job Title
Gender Dreaming for Kids
Trent University
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez is the author of the picture book Are You a Boy or a Girl? (a Lambda Literary Finalist) and the study Tomboys and Other Gender Heroes: Confessions from the Classroom. She wrote the award-winning animated film Tomboy and has been recognized by the American Library Association and the Vice Versa Awards for Excellence in the Gay and Lesbian Press. Her newest book The Street Belongs to Us is a sweet mixed-culture, middle-grade, chapter book about two best friends who transform their torn-up street into a world where imaginations can run wild. She teaches education, gender, and social justice at Trent University. Raised in Los Angeles, she lives in Toronto with her partner and daughter.

You can find a free PDF of the 20th anniversary edition of Are You a Boy or a Girl? (in colour and trilingual) on my website https://www.karleenpj.com/

To purchase The Street Belong to Us, click here, https://arsenalpulp.com/Books/T/The-Street-Belongs-to-Us
Karleen Pendleton Jiménez