Trumpet: Summary
Jackie Kay

Everything you need to understand or teach Trumpet by Jackie Kay.

  • Trumpet: Summary & Study Guide
  • 30 Trumpet: Lessons
  • 20 Activities
  • 180 Multiple Choice Questions
  • 60 Short Essay Questions
  • 20 Essay Questions
  • Pre-Made Tests and Quizzes
  • ...and more

Trumpet: Overview

Trumpet is a novel by Jackie Kay. The story centers around Joss Moody, a famous black, Scottish jazz trumpeter. After he dies, it is discovered that he was actually transgender. Only his wife, Millie, knew this secret. Through the recollections of people close to Joss—including Millie and their adopted son Colman—the novel examines Joss’ life and personal struggles. The novel examines themes of gender, family, love, and race.

Lesson Plan

Trumpet: Lesson Plans contain 146 pages of teaching material, including: