Carlos Ruiz Zafon, Author website
Gay Teen Literature
- “Queer lit for the gay teen” by Sarah Wildman, Salon.com, November 11, 2003
- “Supporting Gay Teen Literature: An advocate speaks out for representation on library shelves” by David Levithan, School Library Journal, October 1, 2004
- “Gay teen blogger/book reviewer takes librarians to task over LGBT lit” by Brent (Naughty Book Kitties), Pinched Nerves, June 15, 2010
Extended Topic Resources
- “13 Great Books for Gay Teens (Photos)” by Jessie Kunhardt and Alexandra Carr, The Huffington Post, July 19, 2010
- I’m Here, I’m Queer. What the Hell do I read?, blog by Lee Wind.
- Pink Books
- “Great Books for Gay Teens“, Alex Sanchez website
- Fat Vampire by Adam Rex
- Tulsa City-County Library System Collection Policy (PDF)
- Guthrie Public Library Collection Policy
Horning, Kathleen T. From Cover to Cover: Evaluating and Reviewing Children’s Books. New York: Collins, 2010. Print.
Pitt, Brad, Edward Norton, Carter H. Bonham, David Fincher, and Chuck Palahniuk. Fight Club. Burbank, CA: 20th Century Fox, 2002.
When a ticking-time-bomb insomniac and a soap salesman channel their aggression into therapeutic “fight clubs”, an eccentric woman gets in the way and ignites an out-of-control spiral toward oblivion.
Palahniuk, Chuck. Fight Club. New York: W.W. Norton & Co, 1996. Print
The rise of a terrorist organization led by a waiter who enjoys spitting in people’s soup. He starts a fighting club, where men bash each other, and the club quickly gains in popularity. It becomes the springboard for a movement devoted to destruction for destruction’s sake.
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