October 28, 2021 by Ally Watkins
This is really the dedication to a 2021 young adult book published by a big 5 publisher. It sets the tone for the whole book. IYKYK, as the kids say. I was a church kid my entire childhood and well into adulthood, really. I was such a church kid. And I wasn’t ready for Erin […]
June 2, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Debut author Tara K. Ross talks about turning to books to find company in the confusion of questions about life, faith, and death.
August 17, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
“What I would love to see more of in Queer YA with Christian sub-plots is the ability of characters to reimagine their spirituality—their faith—in ways which incorporate gender and sexual identities, instead of feeling the need to abandon all religious and spiritual components of their identities.” –Rob Bittner Back in 2015 (was that really […]
May 18, 2017 by Karen Jensen, MLS
Inspired by my reading of The Names They Gave Us by Emery Lord, I wanted to put together a Take 5 list of titles that showed teens having their faith challenged but not totally abandoned. So I brainstormed the following list with my fellow TLTers. These books feature teens who ultimately choose to hold on […]
by Emily Mroczek-Bayci
100 Scope Notes
by Travis Jonker
Teen Librarian Toolbox
by Amanda MacGregor
Good Comics for Kids
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