Sarah’s LGBTQIA Non-Fiction Picks

Hear Us Out by Nancy Garden Nancy Garden, author of popular LGBTQ+ book Annie on My Mind set out in Hear Us Out! to bring life to the history and struggles behind the LGBTQ+ community. In this non-fiction book, Garden weaves together two tales, one from the 1950’s and one from the 2000’s, both of which…

Sarah’s LGBTQIA YA Fiction Picks

Autoboyography by Christina Lauren Do you know what it’s like to be kept a secret? Do you know how it feels to hide part of your identity from the world? For Tanner Scott and Sebastian Brother, this is just part of their daily lives as they navigate the intricacies of living in Provo, Utah, a…

Sarah’s Multicultural Picture Book Recommendations

African American: Before She Was Harriet by Lesa Cline-Ransome In this beautifully illustrated book, Lesa Cline-Ransome tells the inspiring life story of Harriet Tubman. The book reads in reverse-chronological order, starting with Harriet reflecting on her life now that she has grown older. This is a great book for anyone hoping to learn more about…

Sarah Reviews: Ten – Gretchen McNeil

Picture this: you’re a shy high school student who suddenly receives an invitation to a 3 day long party on an island, hosted by your school’s most popular students. Things start out well enough but then slowly the people around you start dying in the most suspicious of ways. What a terrifying nightmare, right? Well…

Sarah Reviews: New People – Danzy Senna

In many respects the world that my generation grew up in has changed for the better. Gone are the days of enforced segregation, slavery, and Jim Crow laws. And while the society we have created is not nearly close to perfect, it is a far cry from the social injustices that people of color have…