LGBTQIA+ Literature for Students

  • Volume 1
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  • ISBN-10: 0028666887
  • ISBN-13: 9780028666884
  • DDC: 378.008664
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 350 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2020 | Published/Released July 2020
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2020

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LGBTQIA+ Literature for Students contains easily accessible and content-rich discussions of the literary and historical background of 14 works from various time periods. The works—not previously covered in any For Students series—are comprised of a variety of genres, including novels, poems, short stories, and dramas. The entries include works by frequently studied and well-established authors as well as by more contemporary, up-and-coming authors.

Each work included was specially chosen by an advisory panel of teachers and librarians — experts who have helped us define the information needs of students and ensure the age-appropriateness of this reference’s content. Within the pages of LGBTQIA+ Literature for Students, young researchers will discover everything they need to complete homework assignments and lead classroom discussions.

See Table of Contents for a list of works that appear in this volume. Please note that the entire For Students series is available eBook format.

Features and Benefits

  • Student friendly: Homework help format, w/ criticism at H.S. students’ interest and reading levels.
  • Librarian friendly: Lower price than more scholarly criticism volumes.
  • Reader friendly: For patrons interested in more info on the classics or bestsellers they’re reading.
  • Curriculum Connection: Supports standards on study of literature by genre or in historical context and provides read-a-likes for common core activities.
  • Assignment based: For Students designed to match real English projects and the format facilitates compare and contrast, inquiry-based activities.
  • Title lists correlate with textbooks, anthologies.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 0028666879 | ISBN-13: 9780028666877

Table of Contents

George, by Alex Gino.
If I Was Your Girl, by Meredith Russo.
The Well of Loneliness, by Radclyffe Hall.
Giovanni's Room, by James Baldwin.
Juliet Takes a Breath, by Gabby Rivera.
A Word from the Nearly Distant Past, by David Levithan.
God Loves Hair, by Vivek Shraya.
Trev, by Jacqueline Woodson.
Lullaby, by W. H. Auden.
Since Unfinished, by Richard Blanco.
Twenty-One Love Poems [Poem III], by Adrienne Rich.
Mothers and Sons, by Terrence McNally.
The Normal Heart, by Larry Kramer.
Confessions of a Female Disorder, by Susan Miller.