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Rainbow List Update for September & October

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: November 1, 2014

Here’s the last batch of titles under consideration before our committee puts together the final list in January! Happy reading, Rainbow List readers! Anderson, Tim. Sweet Tooth. March 2014. 334p. Lake Union Publishing, $14.95 (978-1477818077) Anonymous. The Book of David. June 3, 2014. Simon Pulse, $9.99. (1442489855) Barakiva, Michael. One Man Guy. May 2014. 261p. FSG, […]

Rainbow List Update for August

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: September 3, 2014

Rainbow Project committee members recommended three new titles in August! Block, Francesca Lia. The Island of Excess Love. 2014. 224p. Henry Holt and Co., $16.99 (ISBN 0805096310) Herthel, Jessica + Jazz Jennings. I am Jazz. September, 2014. 32p., Dial, $17.99. (ISBN 0803741073) , Ages 4-8  Lam, Laura. Shadowplay. January 2014. 400p. Strange Chemistry, $9.99. (9781908844408). Grades 9 and up         […]

Rainbow List Update for July

Posted by: Naomi Gonzales on: July 31, 2014

We have three new recommended titles for July! Andrews, Arin. Some Assembly Required: The Not-So-Secret Life of a Transgender Teen. September 2014. 256p. Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers. $17.99. 9781481416757. Ages 14 and up. Golio, Laurel and Diana Scholl. We Are the Youth: Sharing the Stories of LGBT Youth in the United States. […]

2014 Rainbow Book List

Posted by: lvs2read on: January 27, 2014

RAINBOW BOOK LIST 2014   The Rainbow Project, a product of the ALA Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender Round Table (GLBTRT) and Social Responsibilities Round Table (SSRT), proudly announces the 2014 Rainbow Book List.  The Rainbow Book List is a bibliography of books with significant gay, lesbian, bisexual, or transgender content, and which are aimed […]

Complete 2014 Rainbow List Nominees Announced

Posted by: lvs2read on: November 11, 2013

The 2014 Rainbow Project Committee is proud to announce the 2014 Rainbow Nomination List. These 51 books will be discussed during meetings at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia in January 2014 for final inclusion in the 2014 Rainbow List. Nominees are listed in alphabetical order by author last name. *Note: it was brought to my attention […]

Rainbow List Update for September

Posted by: libraryanna on: September 10, 2013

We have two more nominations for the 2014 Rainbow List this month. Nominations for the 2014 list close on October 31. Hartinger, Brent. The Elephant of Surprise. Buddha Kitty Books, 2013. 222p. $12.99. (ISBN 9780984679454). Ages 12 and up. Hartzler, Aaron. Rapture Practice: My One-Way Ticket to Salvation: A True Story.  Little, Brown Books for […]

Rainbow List Update for August

Posted by: libraryanna on: August 12, 2013

24 Titles have been nominated so far for the 2014 Rainbow Book List. Here are the latest titles being considered for the list: Egloff, Z. Leap. Bywater Books, 2013. 223p. $14.95. (ISBN 9781612940236). Ages 14 and up. Malone, Jill. Giraffe People. Bywater Books, 2013. 262p.  $14.95. (ISBN 9781612940397). Ages 13 and up. Ness, Patrick. More […]

Latest nominations

Posted by: libraryanna on: July 2, 2013

The Rainbow List Committee has nominated six more titles for the 2014 list. They are: Charlton-Trujillo, E.E. Fat Angie. Candlewick Press, 2013. 272p. $16.99 (ISBN 0763661198). Grades 9 and up. Konigsberg, Bill. Openly Straight. Scholastic, 2013. 320p. $17.99 (ISBN 9780545509893). Grades 7 and up. Kushner, Elisabeth and Mike Byrne (illustrator). The Purim Superhero. Kar-Ben Publishing, […]

Happy Pride Month! 6 More Books Nominated

Posted by: libraryanna on: June 11, 2013

Happy pride month, everyone! Celebrate by reading one (or more) of the books nominated for the 2014 Rainbow List. Our list is growing with six more awesome titles nominated in the last month. Happy reading!   Barnes, David-Matthew. Wonderland. Bold Strokes Books, 2013. 192p. $11.95. (ISBN 9781602827882). Grades 9 and up. Clark, Kristin Elizabeth. Freakboy. […]

2014 Nominations: And we begin with 8 titles

Posted by: libraryanna on: May 1, 2013

Spring is here and the Rainbow Committee has been busy nominating titles for the 2014 Rainbow List. We have eight titles so far: Block, Francesca Lia. Love in the Time of Global Warming. Henry Holt and Company, 2013. 240p. $16.99. (ISBN 9780805096279). Grades 9-12. Dos Santos, Steven. The Culling. Flux, 2013. 420p. $9.99 (ISBN 9780738735375). Grades […]