Digging in to the Alphabet Soup: Exploring Trends and Embracing Change in LGBTQ+ YA Literature

  • Robert Bittner
Keywords: LGBTQ, history

Abstract

Review of:

Jenkins, Christine A., and Michael Cart. Representing the Rainbow in Young Adult Literature: LGBTQ+ Content since 1969. Rowman & Littlefield, 2018.

Author Biography

Robert Bittner

Dr. Robert Bittner is a SSHRC Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the University of British Columbia, working with LGBTQ literature for teens, as well as transgender and genderqueer teen reading habits, and reactions to trans and queer representation. He has an M.A. in children’s literature from UBC and a Ph.D. in gender, sexuality, and women’s studies from Simon Fraser University. Robert is a reviewer for Booklist magazine and Canadian Review of Materials, and he is an active member of the American Library Association as well as the National Council of Teachers of English.

Published
2019-08-15
How to Cite
Bittner, R. (2019). Digging in to the Alphabet Soup: Exploring Trends and Embracing Change in LGBTQ+ YA Literature. Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 11(1), 179-183. Retrieved from http://jeunessejournal.ca/index.php/yptc/article/view/441
Section
Review Essays