Children’s Book ‘She Is She’ Celebrates Biological Reality

“With this book, we want to celebrate undeniable, biological, beautiful her,” said co-author Ryan Bomberger.

  • Husband and wife Ryan and Bethany Bomberger wrote the new children’s book “She is She,” celebrating the biological reality of young girls.
  • The book is written for children ages 2-8 and is endorsed by Alveda King, Martin Luker King Jr.’s niece, New York Times multiple-Best Selling author Eric Metaxas, CEO and President of Alliance Defending Freedom Kristen Waggoner, President of Students for Life of America Kristan Hawkins, and CEO and Founder of And Then There Were None Abby Johnson.
  • The inspiration for the book came as the Bombergers’ friend, Tanner Cross, was suspended from his teaching position at Loudoun County Public Schools, Virginia, for refusing to comply with gender identity pronouns.
  • “Our youth depend on us to tell them what is true,” Bethany Bomberger told The Washington Times. “I want to empower parents, teachers, faith leaders, and children to know and be able to discuss simple truths. Children’s literature, like ‘She is She,’ is a great tool to both educate and entertain.”
  • “She is She” joins other truth-affirming children’s books “Always Erin” (2021) by Erin Brewer, “Elephants Are Not Birds” (2022) by Ashley St. Clair, and “Johnny the Walrus” by Matt Walsh (2022) in countering numerous pro-transgender books.
  • “As a Christian, I understand that there is division between the lost and the saved, those who actually believe in biblical truths, which are reinforced by science and those who don’t. The targeting young kids is so intentional, and it’s intentional in every form of activism, because they want to generate activists,” Ryan Bomberger said on The Daily Signal podcast. “They want to say, and this is a very Marxist approach, ‘Hey, parents don’t know what they’re talking about. Parents are the enemy.’ And we’ve seen this in communist nations.”
  • In explaining the culture war against families, Bomberger said, “Let me just put it this way: The Democrat Party is the party that denied people of my complexion our personhood. And today, it’s now the party that denies females their womanhood. And their anti-family policies, it’s not shocking because they just don’t have the same basis.”
  • The Bombergers also discussed their upcoming book, “He is He,” saying they “want to celebrate boys and what it means to be a man, what it means to be a father.”
  • “But we really want to just come alongside parents who want to embrace and celebrate their boys and what it means to be a boy, what it means to be a man, what it means to be a father, a protector, a provider,” Mr. Bomberger noted. “Yes, a woman can be a provider, too, and many households have two providers, but there is something that is different from a psychological standpoint, from an emotional standpoint, from a spiritual standpoint. That’s why women and men complement each other.”
  • A December 2022 article published in Family Education detailed 20 pro-transgender books for children.
  • “Many children are used to conforming to gender norms because they are raised to think that is ‘the right way,'” the article states. “It is important to encourage kids to live authentically as whoever they choose to be. And many kids will take a while to discover their identity; that’s just part of growing up!”
  • On the book list were “My Princess Boy” by Cheryl Kilodavis (2009), “Pink is For Boys” by Robb Pearlman (2018), and “I am Jazz” by Jessica Hershel and Jazz Jennings (2014).