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Thorough and easy to use, this guide should be something read by anyone working with (or raising!) children of any age. A superb crash course in the past few years of books featuring LGBTQIA+ stories. Don't miss this one.
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Today John Green’s newest title, The Fault in Our Stars, was released. If you have not read anything by John Green, I highly recommend that you do so. Now. Seriously. John Green writes realistic fiction with an authentic and gripping teen voice. His earlier work, Looking for Alaska, won the [...]
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