Below is a list of 2 the books by this author.
This groundbreaking book, first published in 1982, is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures fr... [Read More]
This groundbreaking book, first published in 1982, is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings. From the moment Liza Winthrop meets Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows there is something special between them. But Liza never knew falling in love could be so wonderful . . . or so confusing. Of the author and the book, the Margaret A. Edwards Award committee said, "Nancy Garden has the distinction of being the first author for young adults to create a lesbian love story with a positive ending. Using a fluid, readable style, Garden opens a window through which readers can find courage to be true to themselves." The 25th Anniversary Edition features a full-length interview with the author by Kathleen T. Horning, Director of the Cooperative Children's Book Center. Ms. Garden answers such revealing questions as how she knew she was gay, why she wrote the book, censorship, and the book's impact on readers - then and now. "No single work has done more for young adult LGBT fiction than this classic about two teenage girls who fall in love." -School Library Journal
A hard-hitting and eloquent look at the impact of bullying. - School Library Journal New town, new school, new start. That's what fourteen-year-old ... [Read More]
A hard-hitting and eloquent look at the impact of bullying. - School Library Journal New town, new school, new start. That's what fourteen-year-old Gray Wilton believes. But it doesn't take long for him to realize that there are bullies in every school, and he's always their punching bag. Their abuses escalate until Gray feels trapped and alone. He has no power at all until he enters the halls of Greenford High School with his father's semiautomatic in hand. Nancy Garden deftly explores the cruelty of bullying and its devastating effects. In this brutal, heartbreaking story,a school shooting shatters lives on both sides of the gun."
Theme: Bullying issues, EDGY