June 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

7th Annual School Library Journal Author and Illustrator Dinner | Picture of the Week

The 7th Annual School Library Journal Author & Illustrator Dinner held during BEA was hosted at the Princeton Club in NYC.

Librarians Cannot Self-Censor or Capitulate To “George” Complaints | Opinion

The Oregon Battle of the Books is facing controversy because a book about a transgender child is on the reading list. Librarian Miranda Doyle calls on her colleagues to stand up to the critics.

#29 Alex Gino – GEORGE Unravelled

Colby: I sat down with Alex Gino at ALA Annual last summer to talk about George. It was an emotionally exhausting conversation. I’m thankful that we have people like Alex Gino in the world.   Click here to subscribe to The Yarn on iTunes and Stitcher, sign up for our newsletter, and visit us on […]

Authors Talk About the Teen Transgender Experience | SummerTeen 2015

Authors Susan Kuklin, Robin Talley, and Alex Gino spoke about transgender representation in books and the importance of making LGBTQ titles visible.

Alex Gino on Debut Novel, “George”, and the Importance of Transgender Voices in the Kid Lit World

Alex Gino, author of the new middle grade novel, George, chats with SLJ about representation, gender identity, and what the New York Times got wrong with their coverage of transgender lit.