ERIC Number: EJ832296
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Mar
Reference Count: 1
Celebrating Love in All Shades: YA Books with LGBTQ Themes
Letcher, Mark, Ed.
English Journal, v98 n4 p123-126 Mar 2009
In this article, the author highlights outstanding literature written for young adults that contains LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer/questioning) themes, or contains LGBTQ characters. One of the most critically hailed books with LGBTQ characters from 2007 was Perry Moore's debut novel, "Hero" (Hyperion). This book won the Lambda Literary Foundation's 2007 award in the LGBT Children's/Young Adult category.
Descriptors: Homosexuality, Adolescent Literature, Awards, Authors, Reading Materials, English Instruction
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