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Queer Book Corner – Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow

By Eti Berland I’ve never wanted to go to camp. As a shy introvert who appreciated the comforts of home, the prospect of living in the woods at the mercy of the elements, insects, & other kids filled me with dread. But after reading Drum Roll, Please by Lisa Jenn Bigelow, I think I may have to reevaluate my life choices. I wish I could have experienced a magical, transformative summer that helped me find my voice, like Melly does. It may ...
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Queer Book Corner – The Cardboard Kingdom by Chad Sell

By Eti Berland When you’re a kid, is there anything more magical than cardboard? It holds endless potential to become whatever you can imagine. It gets even better when you can share that experience with a friend who accepts the imagined worlds you’ve created and together, you journey to lands beyond. The evergreen concept of kids making things from common objects has been given new life in the 2018 middle grade graphic novel, The Cardboard ...
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Queer Books for Pride | LGBT Picture Books

By Dannie Levine in collaboration with Eti Berland and Emily Fardoux Picture Books for Pride Month It’s the last day of Pride month! These lists are going to continue into July and beyond (probably slowing to one per month) but I wanted to squeeze out one last list to close out the month. Today’s booklist is one I’m quite proud of and have been working on for a while. We’ve got picture books for ages 0-5 with LGBT themes. As Early Learning ...
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Know your LGBT History | Queer Books for Pride

By Dannie Levine in collaboration with Eti Berland and Emily Fardoux Know your LGBT History | Queer Books for Pride You know that thing where I’m a librarian by day? That means I know a lot of books. Like, a lot. My goodreads has 514 books on it right now and that’s only what I remember to log, nothing compared to the number of books I’ve actually read. One of the topics I consider myself highly well read in is LGBT fiction, specifically ...
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Queer Books your YA Lit Loving Heart Will Swoon Over | Fuck Your Gender Roles

By Dannie Levine in collaboration with Eti Berland and Emily Fardoux QUEER BOOKS YOUR YA LIT LOVING HEART WILL SWOON OVER | FUCK YOUR GENDER ROLES You know that thing where I’m a librarian by day? That means I know a lot of books. Like, a lot. My goodreads has 514 books on it right now and that’s only what I remember to log, nothing compared to the number of books I’ve actually read. One of the topics I consider myself highly well read ...
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Queer Books your YA Lit Loving Heart will Swoon Over | Family Matters

By Dannie Levine in collaboration with Eti Berland and Emily Fardoux QUEER BOOKS YOUR YA LIT LOVING HEART WILL SWOON OVER | FAMILY MATTERS You know that thing where I’m a librarian by day? That means I know a lot of books. Like, a lot. My goodreads has 514 books on it right now and that’s only what I remember to log, nothing compared to the number of books I’ve actually read. One of the topics I consider myself highly well read in is LGBT ...
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Queer Books Your YA Lit Loving Heart Will Swoon Over | OMG Just Kiss Already, You Idiots

By Dannie Levine in collaboration with Eti Berland and Emily Fardoux Queer Books Your YA Lit Loving Heart Will Swoon Over | OMG Just Kiss Already, You Idiots You know that thing where I’m a librarian by day? That means I know a lot of books. Like, a lot. My goodreads has 514 books on it right now and that’s only what I remember to log, nothing compared to the number of books I’ve actually read. One of the topics I consider myself ...