February 12, 2018 | jonesw
Today the American Library Association announces its Youth Book & Media Awards, including the Stonewall Book Award. The Stonewall Book Award is given annually to the best children's and young adult books that explore the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experience. For more information about this award and its recipients, check the ALA website.
Help us recognize these honorees and winners by checking one out today.
2018 Stonewall Winners
"Suzette returns home to Los Angeles from boarding school and grapples with her bisexual identity when she and her brother Lionel fall in love with the same girl, pushing Lionel's bipolar disorder to spin out of control and forcing Suzette to confront her own demons"--.
Tells the true story of an agender teen who was set on fire by another teen while riding a bus in Oakland, a crime that focuses on the concepts of race, class, gender, crime, and punishment.
2018 Stonewall Honors
When thirteen year-old lesbian African American Charlie questions her belief in God, she spends a week at an all-white Christian youth camp for some soul searching.
Vowing to make his yearlong escapade across Europe his last hurrah before taking over the family estate, Henry "Monty" Montague and his best friend Percy find themselves in the middle of a dangerous manhunt involving pirates and highwaymen.