Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Questioning Teen Literature: A Guide to Reading Interests

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Libraries Unlimited, 2010 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 131 pages
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Aimed at librarians and readers' advisors who serve teens, this is a guide to outstanding reads for GLBTQ teens, for straight teens with an interest in the subject, and for GLBTQ friends and family. It provides some 300 fiction and nonfiction suggestions, including poetry, drama, and graphic novels; and organizes them according to genre, subgenre and theme. Each entry includes a brief description of the work, a code for the type of characters it includes (G, L, B, T, and Q), indication of reading level, and full bibliographic information. Award-winners and titles that have audio and film versions are indicated. Lists of keywords follow the entries. Resources for further study enhance the volume, making this an indispensable guide for any library that serves teens.

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Contents

Chapter 1ComingofAge
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Chapter 2Contemporary Realistic Fiction
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Chapter 3Issues
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About the author (2010)

Carlisle K. Webber is young adult services coordinator at the Bergen County Cooperative Library System, Hackensack, NJ.

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