June 18, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

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 […]

Kid Lit Community Names Favorites for the Children’s Choice Book Awards

We asked librarians and classroom teachers to predict the 2016 winners—and they were more than happy to give their opinion!

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.