ALA Midwinter Rainbow Round Table Social

Join the Rainbow Roundtable for our annual ALA Midwinter social on Sunday, January 26th from 6pm-8pm. We will be announcing the Adult Stonewall Book winners! Come join us for food, drinks and fun. It will be located at the Independence Branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia, 18 S 7th Street (7th Street between Market […]

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On the Diversification of Stonewall Winners and Honorees

Recently, there has been online discussion of the Stonewall Awards, specifically regarding the Children’s and Young Adult winners and honorees being skewed toward cisgender, queer male characters.  While we recognize that  many of the winners/honorees from the awards’ first few years contained main characters of those identities, we also know that those were the characters […]

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Interview with Stonewall Winner Kheryn Callender

On January 28th, 2019 the Youth Media Awards were held in Seattle during the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. One of the awards announced was the Stonewall Book Award – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award. Author Kheryn Callender was a winner for her book Hurricane Child. Kheryn was kind enough […]

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Interview with Stonewall Winner Jessica Love

On January 28th, 2019 the Youth Media Awards were held in Seattle during the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. One of the awards announced was the Stonewall Book Award – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award. Author Jessica Love won for her picture book Julian is a Mermaid. Jessica was kind […]

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Interview with Stonewall Honor Kelly Loy Gilbert

On January 28th, 2019 the Youth Media Awards were held in Seattle during the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. One of the awards announced was the Stonewall Book Award – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award. Author Kelly Loy Gilbert received an honor for her book Picture Us in the Light. […]

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Interview with Stonewall Honor Ashley Herring Blake

On January 28th, 2019 the Youth Media Awards were held in Seattle during the 2019 ALA Midwinter Meeting. One of the awards announced was the Stonewall Book Award – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s & Young Adult Literature Award. Author Ashley Herring Blake received an Honor for her book Ivy Aberdeen’s Letter to the […]

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GLBTRT Award Winners

Copied from earlier tweets! Apologies for the late post. It’s been a busy but exciting conference! Congratulations to all winners and thank you to all committees! Rainbow Book List Top 10: Blake, Ashley Herring “Girl Made of Stars” HMH Books for Young Readers Callender, Kheryn. “Hurricane Child” . 2018. Scholastic Press Haack, Daniel. Illustrated by […]

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From the Chair: Volunteers Sought…

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GLBTRT Members: The GLBTRT is now accepting applications from members who wish to serve on the 2018 Stonewall Book Awards Committees, the Rainbow Book List Committee, and the Over the Rainbow Book List Committee.  Committee members are required to be members of the GLBTRT.  Please indicate in the application whether you are interested in serving […]

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Stonewall Book Awards Announced

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The GLBTRT announced the annual Stonewall Book Awards this week at ALA Midwinter. The Stonewall awards go to outstanding fiction and non-fiction for children, young adults, and adults which address the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender experience. The Stonewall Book Awards – Mike Morgan & Larry Romans Children’s and Young Adult Literature Award Magnus Chase […]

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