Category Archives: Book Lists

Gender Book list

So this week, I have a list of books that I think have something interesting to say about gender. Most of these are older books. And I have an entire section devoted to Fantasy/sci-fi because I think that these books … Continue reading

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Graphic Novel Booklist & Resources

Thanks everyone who’s tuned in this month to discuss graphic novels and how we create empathy for diverse experiences in our young readers. Rebecca Parish wins this month’s giveaway of the fabulous GN The March. Below I’ve compiled a list of … Continue reading

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Awesome List of Female Graphic Novelists from YALSA

This list was published by YALSA this morning and I wanted to share it here. And again, there are several non-traditional stories here. We have a story set in Japan, a story about a tomboy, a story about a birthright … Continue reading

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Mental Illness Booklist for Teens

I’ve really appreciated all the discussion on here and elsewhere about mental illness, especially as it pertains to kids and teens, this month. Thank you! Next week I’ll put up a list of resources and I’ll post the winner of … Continue reading

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Orphans Want Homes: Some Books About Longing

I just finished reading Hattie Ever After by Kirby Larson. I have to say, I liked the ending a lot more than the ending of Hattie Big Sky. In fact, I was sitting in a coffee shop when I finished reading Hattie … Continue reading

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Announcing the 2014 Amelia Bloomer Project List

Originally posted on Amelia Bloomer Project:
2014 Amelia Bloomer Project “However bad this is, it’s always the very best time that there has ever been.” -Melissa Harris-Perry (from p.15 of Marianne Schnall’s What Will it Take to Make a Woman…

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Gay Mexican Teen Boys in the Desert Southwest?: Review of Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe

For someone who claims to blog about children’s books, I actually review very few books on here. I think that’s because if I read a really good book, I take a very long time to digest it. And because I … Continue reading

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