Seriously! No More Reading Lists! For Real This Time

Just when I thought I was getting a handle on my ever-exploding TBR list (and ever-growing Amazon debt), the finalists for the 25th annual Lambda Literary Awards were announced–and just in time for our upcoming discussion of LGBT YA lit in Adolescent Lit! Here are the finalists for the children’s/YA category. Luckily, three of these books–Aristotle and Dante, Every Day, and Ask the Passengers–are sitting in my TBR pile right now!

LGBT Children’s/Young Adult

1.      Adaptation, Malinda Lo, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

2.      The Adventure of Tulip, Birthday Wish Fairy, S. Bear Bergman and Suzy Malik, Flamingo Rampant

3.      Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, Benjamin Alire Saenz, Simon & Schuster/ Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

4.      Ask the Passengers, A.S. King, Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

5.      Beautiful Music for Ugly Children, Kirstin Cronn-Mills, Flux Books

6.      Every Day, David Levithan, Knopf Books for Young Readers

7.      Kiss the Morning Star, Elissa Janine Hoole, Amazon Children’s Publishing

8.      The Miseducation of Cameron Post, emily M. danforth, Balzer + Bray

9.      Personal Effects, E.M. Kokie, Candlewick Press

10.   Silhouette of a Sparrow, Molly Beth Griffin, Milkweed Editions

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