That’s Me, Mom!

That’s Me, Mom!


Written for children ages 7 and above by young author, Dominga Zapata, That’s Me, Mom! is the personal and inspiring true-life story of a transgender child. With the support of her loving family and compassionate friends and teachers, Dominga overcame many challenges to have the confidence to be her true self. With accessible text and powerful images, this story focuses on the importance of respecting each other's differences.

“I hope my story has inspired you to be your truest self. I know that loving oneself is hard and there will be good days and bad days. That’s okay, because there will always be someone who will be rooting for you, even when it may not feel that way.” ––Dominga Zapata

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Grade 3-8 | Nonfiction | ISBN: 9798886341034 | Lexile: — | English

That’s Me, Mom!


  • Engages students to learn social-emotional skills
  • Introduces students to others who have persevered to overcome personal challenges
  • Improves literacy, comprehension, and critical-thinking skills
  • Introduces young readers to the power of support systems and diverse perspectives

Key features:

  • Depth of Knowledge activities inspire students to develop social –emotional skills
  • Engaging hands-on group activities to support classroom collaboration
  • Glossary to build and expand student vocabulary

About the Author:
Dominga Zapata is a 15-year-old high school student living in New York. Her Dad is world renowned artist Domingo Zapata. Dominga writes stories hoping to inspire others to live their most authentic selves and to embrace their individualities.

A whole child approach ensures that each student is healthy, safe, engaged, supported and challenged.

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