Teen Librarian Toolbox
September 14, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
A winning look at the creation and legacy of a team that went from underdogs to unstoppable.
November 16, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
This fascinating look at the complex life of Black Seminole leader John Horse, a warrior, diplomat, and champion for his people, follows his tireless search for freedom, safety, and home
January 28, 2020 by Amanda MacGregor
Hand this grim coming-of-age story to readers who don’t mind characters who can be difficult to like.
October 15, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
When I’m reviewing books for professional publications, I stay quiet about them on social media. I’m always really excited once a review comes out to be able to talk about the book, finally! Here’s one of my most recent reviews, which originally appeared in an issue of School Library Journal. Gr 9 Up—Two lesbians in rural Texas suffer […]
August 27, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Jennifer Mathieu, the daughter of a Cuban refugee, spins an emotional, sensitive, and heartbreaking story about one dysfunctional family's survival and unhappiness.
June 27, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
This thorough if somewhat disjointed examination of the events before, during, and in the aftermath of the Stonewall Riots gives young readers an overview of the LGBTQ+ activism of the 1950s and 1960s.
March 7, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Members of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl (and Boy) Trope fight for the right to exist—in fiction and in their own lives—in this entertaining send-up of literary conventions.
February 5, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
This updated edition is a useful resource that is aimed at queer teens, but those seeking to provide a welcoming, affirming environment for LGBTQ youth will also find this indispensable.
May 1, 2018 by Amanda MacGregor
When I’m reviewing books for professional publications, I stay quiet about them on social media. I’m always really excited once a review comes out to be able to talk about the book, finally! Here’s one of my most recent reviews, a starred review, which originally appeared in the May 2018 School Library Journal. A Quick […]
Teen Librarian Toolbox
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