Author Archives: Joanna

Pride Month Reviews/PPBF – The Fighting Infantryman

Title: The Fighting Infantryman, The Story of Albert D. J. Cashier, Transgender Civil War Soldier Author: Rob Saunders Illustrator: Nabi H. Ali  Publisher: little bee books, 06/02/2020 Ages: 4-8 Nonfiction: Themes: transgender, solder, civil war, immigrant, infantryman, lgbtqia+, civil war history, primary sources, gender identity, … Continue reading

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Pride Month Book Recommendations – Me, Myself & Him

Title: Me, Myself & Him Author: Chris Tebbetts  Publisher: Delacorte Press, 2019 Ages: 14+/YA Themes: lgbtqia+, divorce, alternative timeline, gay, fate, religion, parallel universe, humor, identity, adventure, friendship, lies, #ownvoices Opening: The last thing I remember is sucking down a lungful of gas and … Continue reading

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The Meaning of Birds/Le Secret du Colibri – YA Book Recommendation

June Pride is upon us. And I am mourning the cancelation of New York’s March for the first time in 50 years. And it is their 50th anniversary! I have attended every year since moving here. But I still have the … Continue reading

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