I’m moderating #ReadYALit this Sunday at 8 pm CST where we’re discussing LGBTQ books for teens.
I don’t consider myself to be an expert in this genre- but know that’s important to add these titles to school library collections because I believe in the power of literature and connecting the right book with the right student (of any age)
Please join us to participate or to follow along live. Naomi Bates (@yabooksandmore) will post a storify of this chat here: http://yalovechat.wikispaces.com/
You can also sign-up to join be reminded through remind101 of this chat and all other #ReadYALit chats.
Q1 Why is it important to purchase/promote LGBTQ books in our schools/libraries?
Q2 What LGBTQ FICTION titles have your purchased/promoted?
Q3 What LGBTQ NON-FICTION titles have you purchased/promoted?
Q4 In what ways have your promoted LGBTQ books among teens?
Q5 When booktalking LGBTQ books, how do you feel about identifying LGBTQ characters or themes?
Q6 LGBTQ books continue to populate ALA’s Banned Books list. What can librarians do to prepare for/prevent a book challenge?
Q7 Any participants have any questions for the group?