When your beautiful son comes to you and says he has had feelings of suicide, your heart skips a beat. You do whatever it takes to get him help. When your beautiful son comes to you and says he wants to become a woman, your world is suddenly turned upside down. A million thoughts invade your mind. Fear becomes your constant companion, and tears swell up inside you every time you think of what could be waiting ahead. You can’t help feeling pride in your child for showing the kind of courage that would be needed for their long road ahead. You watch as your family struggles to come together and stay together in what will be the most trying of times.
Milliken's Creative Writing books provide a variety of meaningful writing experiences. Activities are designed to allow each writer to draw upon his or her unique background of experiences to create poetry and prose. Ideas for sharing and extending writing across the curriculum are included. Writers are encouraged to use the steps of the writing process discussed the Guide to the Writing Process. A proofreading checklist and Holistic Writing Evaluation form are included.