Serving Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning Teens: A How-To-Do-It Manual for Librarians

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$62.00
ALA Member: 
$ 55.80
Item Number: 
978-1-55570-566-4
Publisher: 
ALA Neal-Schuman
Pages: 
267
Width: 
8 12"
Height: 
11"
Format: 
Softcover
  • Description

In our shared efforts to serve every member of our YA community, this new title is an important addition to your professional collection. This innovative guide will help you make informed collection, service, and programming decisions about materials for the growing lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) YA population. The authors provide an overview of LGBTQ literature, address concerns for serving these patrons, and help guide you and your colleagues through the benefits and challenges of collecting materials. This breakthrough new publication offers

  • an A-Z annotated guide to 50+ fiction, non-fiction, and multimedia works;
  • 30+ ready-to-use programming ideas and booktalks that will help you welcome and provide a more inclusive environment for all teens; and
  • tips and suggestions for handling challenging situations, such as the placement of books, patron privacy, handling parents' questions, and more