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Review Wednesday: Aristotle & Dante Discover the Secrets to the Universe

I mentioned this book a few days ago. I first posted this review about it almost a year ago. Since then, that review has gotten more hits than all but two books I’ve reviewed in the past four years on this … Continue reading

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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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2013 Rainbow List

So the ALA awards have been announced. And there are some really exciting calls on there. But in award season, I wanted to draw special attention to the 2013 Rainbow List of 50 outstanding books for youth about GLBTQ issues. … Continue reading

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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

I went and saw The Perks of Being a Wallflower last night. I’d read the novel by Stephen Chbosky a few years ago. He, incidentally, wrote the screenplay and directed the film, as well. I just want to put in … Continue reading

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2012 YA LGBT Lit Statistics

I just found this wonderful post from Malinda Lo, the author of the wonderful novel Ash. She has statistically broken down all of the YA lit being published for 2012 into it’s gay content. Head over and take a look. (Yay pie charts!)

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Unpacking Straight Privilege

My friend Alex sent this list to me about the differences gay folk have to deal with on a daily basis. While you’re reading through this list, think about how these things would feel to a teen struggling to understand … Continue reading

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Maybe God Wrote “Change”: Review of Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz

So I have another wonderful book to share with you all. I am probably the last one to read Last Night I Sang to the Monster by Benjamin Alire Saenz–another Cinco Puntos Press book–but it was one of the most powerful books … Continue reading

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