All year round is a good time to read books featuring LGBTQ+ characters and relationships, but this Pride Month it’s especially on our minds. YA has seen an explosion in characters who show a wider range of gender and sexuality – here are just a few books to read this June and look forward to in the coming months!
Learn how Mark Oshiro’s experiences as a teen influenced their writing of Anger Is a Gift!
Discover three facts about Anger Is a Gift from author Mark Oshiro!
Read KaeShawn Smith’s essay, inspired by Anger Is a Gift by Mark Oshiro!
A story of resilience and loss, love and family, Mark Oshiro’s Anger Is a Gift testifies to the vulnerability and strength of a community living within a system of oppression.
Now more than ever, speaking up and out for what you believe in is a part of growing up and taking your place in the world. Anger is a Gift by Mark Oshiro, coming later this month, features teens confronting social and community issues with courage and standing together to fight for what’s right. As we anticipate its release next month, we’ve come up with a list of books in which teens band together in the wake of tragedy and injustice to change their communities for the better.
Check out these new books from Mark Oshiro and Veronica Rossi!
Rain or shine, one of our favorite activities is gazing upon the unattainable gorgeousness of a good bookstagram. Check out some of our favorites from this month!
Sometimes, the best way to deal with the tough stuff is with a good book – so here are seven books that engage with the issue of mental health.
April showers better bring some May flowers, but until they do we’ll just stay inside to read and take gorgeous pics of books indoors. Here are some of our favorite bookstagrams from readers and authors across the instaworld to give us (and you!) some inspiration.