Children & Young People

Most books can be ordered online at News from Nowhere Radical and Community Bookshop, which is run by a women’s cooperative. When available we have linked to NFN and otherwise to Other booksellers are available.


Irreversible Damage: Teenage Girls and the Transgender Craze by Abigail Shrier 

Groups of female friends in schools across the world are coming out as ‘transgender’. Most have never expressed any discomfort in their biological sex until they hear a coming out story from a speaker at a school assembly or discover the internet community of trans influencers. ‘Gender-affirming’ therapists now recommend medical interventions for them.

Time to Think: the Inside Story of the Collapse of the Tavistock’s Gender Service for Children by Hannah Barnes [9781800751118]

In the last decade more than a thousand children have been referred for medication to block their puberty. At the same time the profile of the patients has changed from largely pre-pubescent boys to mostly adolescent girls. In the words of some former staff, there has been a serious medical scandal, in which ideological concerns took priority over clinical practice.

My Body is Me! by Rachel Rooney & Jessica Ahlberg [9781527251540]

Beautiful rhyming children’s book celebrating that our bodies are just perfect as they are.