Day: January 27, 2017

2017 Rainbow Book List

The Rainbow Book List is a list of books with LGBTQIA+ content aimed at youth, ages birth through 18. The 2017 list includes high quality titles published between Junly 2015 and December 2016. The list includes 50 titles. Below are the Top Ten Titles identified by the committee:

And I Darken (The Conqueror's Saga, #1) Every Heart a Doorway (Wayward Children, #1)

And I Darken by Kiersten White

Every Heart a Doorway by Seanan McGuire

How Many Letters Are in Goodbye? I'm a Girl!

How Many Letters Are in Goodbye? by Yvonne Cassidy

I’m a Girl by Yasmeen Ismail

Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship Princess Princess Ever After

Introducing Teddy: A Gentle Story About Gender and Friendship by Jessica Walton, illustrated by Dougal MacPherson

Princess Princess Ever After by Katie O’Neill

The Root (Wrath & Athenaeum #1) This Song Is (Not) for You

The Root by Na’amen Gobert Tilahun

This Song Is (Not) for You by Laura Nowlin

We Are the Ants When the Moon Was Ours

We Are the Ants by Shaun David Hutchinson

When the Moon Was Ours by Anna-Marie McLemore

 

 

This Week’s Tweets, Pins and Tumbls

Here are some cool links I shared on my Twitter, Pinterest, and Tumblr accounts this week:

CHILDREN’S LIT

10 Unforgettable Meals from Children’s Books

Carole Boston Weatherford has won the 2017 Charlotte Zolotow Award for “Freedom in Congo Square”!

Children’s Book Awards Highlight Race — and Politics

Discovering Deafness Through Children’s Literature

How To Get Dads To A Parenting Class? Ask Them To Read To Their Kid

Minnesota author Kelly Barnhill wins 2017 Newbery Medal for The Girl Who Drank the Moon | CTV News

Teaching New York City Children to Read in English, Even When Their Parents Can’t

TEEN LIT

Childwise report says print reading declines in teen years | The Bookseller