June 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

LGBT Pride Month Brings Extra Challenges for Librarians

Over the last two years, challenges of LGBT books, displays, and programming have risen. During June, library staff handle even more challenges and complaints than usual.

25 LGBTQAI+ Titles for Pride Month—and Onward

The 25 books here have received glowing reviews from SLJ throughout the previous year.

SLJ’s Guide to Pride: 20 Titles Spotlighting LGBTQA+ Experience

A bevy of YA fiction and nonfiction reviews, author interviews, and resources to to round out Pride Month.

Library of Congress Launches Teen Internship; 2017 Lammys Announced | SLJTeen News

A roundup of tidbits and news bites that librarians working with teens will want to know about, including a new internship at the Library of Congress and the winners of the Lammys, Audies, and Teen Choice Book awards.

Debut Author Sarah Prager on LGBTQ History for Teens

Prager’s Queer, There, and Everywhere celebrates LGBTQ history-makers, from Frida Kahlo to Harvey Milk.