Readers’ Corner: Celebrating Pride

You may have noticed more rainbows around in the last few weeks. The rainbow flag, more commonly known as the gay pride flag or the LGBT flag, is a symbol of LGBT pride and LGBT social movements. This week’s featured Rainbow Reads booklist is in celebration of June’s Pride Month. Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender […]

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Top 3 Right Now: Emily’s LGBTQ+ Graphic Novels: Summer Camp Edition

This week’s little list of graphic novels set at summer camps featuring LGBTQ+ characters is brought to you by Emily, our teen librarian at our Monroe Library. So, Emily, what do you suggest?                 Honor Girl by Maggie Thrash Honor Girl is a memoir that reads a bit […]

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Readers’ Corner: If you Love Simon

If you read and loved Becky Albertalli’s novel Simon Vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda, you’re probably excited about the movie adaptation, Love, Simon, coming out in March. And if that’s not enough excitement and love for you, check out this week’s featured teen booklist, which includes a bunch more books you’ll probably also love. If […]

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Readers’ Corner: Transgender & Gender-Fluid Journeys

This week’s featured teen booklist is about a group of people who are often misrepresented and misunderstood. Step inside the complex world of gender identity with one of these books about teens going through transgender and gender-fluid journeys. Every story is unique, and you’ll be moved by the many physical and emotional journeys presented here. […]

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Readers’ Corner: Rainbow Reads

You may know that June is Pride Month, and you can find out more about its history and how it’s celebrated at the Library of Congress. This week, I’d like to join in the festivities by sharing one of our GLBTQ-focused booklists called Rainbow Reads. It includes a variety of fiction and nonfiction for, by, […]

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Readers’ Corner: Rainbow Reads

In honor of Pride Month, this week’s featured booklist is all about books for and about GLBTQ teens.  There are so many great books on this list. Grab a rainbow read and embrace the amazing diversity of humanity.  Happy reading! Melleny @ Mukilteo Library

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