❮Reading❯ ➳ Annie on My Mind ➬ Author Nancy Garden – E17streets4all.co.uk This groundbreaking book is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to This groundbreaking book is the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings This book is so truthful and honest, it has been banned from many school libraries and even publicly burned in Kansas City Of the author and the book, the Margaret A Edwards Award committee said, Nancy Garden has the distinction of being the Annie on PDF/EPUB ² first author for young adults to create a lesbian love story with a positive ending Using a fluid, readable style, Garden opens a window through which readers can find courage to be true to themselves.
A versatile writer, Nancy Garden has published books for children as well as for teens, nonfiction as well as fiction But her novel Annie on My Mind, the story of two high school girls who fall in love with each other, has brought herattention than she wanted when it was burned in front of the Kansas City School Board building in and banned from school library shelves in Olathe, Kansas, as well as other school districts A group of Annie on PDF/EPUB ² high school students and their parents in Olathe had to sue the school board in federal district court in order to get the book back on the library shelves Today the book is as controversial as ever, in spite of its being viewed by many as one of the most important books written for teens in the past forty years In the American Library Association gave the Margaret A Edwards Award to Nancy Garden for lifetime achievementIn Remembrance Nancy Garden.
- 103 pages
- Annie on My Mind
- Nancy Garden
- 01 July 2018 Nancy Garden