The Classroom Bookshelf
June 7, 2022 by Amanda MacGregor
When I was growing up, if I had a big feeling about something, books were the first place I turned…but there was nothing on the shelves that could have helped me learn about being queer, or trans, or autistic.
April 29, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
Can Noah, who runs a blog of trans meet cutes, find his own swoon-worthy meet cute?
April 27, 2021 by Amanda MacGregor
A powerful, heartfelt, well-written story of identity, community, and friendship. A necessary addition to collections.
April 25, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Though this novel is funny and highly readable, the tragic trans narrative makes it one to skip.
March 21, 2019 by Amanda MacGregor
Author Hal Schrieve writes about the way that queer people and many others are seen as monsters; the threat of breaking violent systems through survival, solidarity, and love; and hir forthcoming novel, Out of Salem, a Teen Zombie Werewolf Witchy Faerie fantasy murder mystery.
June 19, 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 June 2018 School Library Journal. ★Super Late Bloomer: […]
April 17, 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, which originally appeared in the April 2018 School Library Journal. The Gender Identity Workbook for […]
February 23, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
If I Was Your Girl by Meredith Russo A new kind of big-hearted novel about being seen for who you really are. Amanda Hardy is the new girl in school. Like anyone else, all she wants is to make friends and fit in. But Amanda is keeping a secret, and she’s determined not to get […]
February 14, 2017 by Amanda MacGregor
Today we are happy to share this post from author M.G. Hennessey as part of our Social Justice in YA Lit Project. Her book, The Other Boy, came out in 2016 and is about 12-year-old Shane, who is transgender. You can find out more about the #SJYALit Project here or by searching the hashtag here […]
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