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Keeping You a Secret
4.00
Alright, first and foremost: more YA novels need to be written about GLBTQ youth. So thank you Julie Anne Peters for writing a book on an improtant is...more
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May 14, 2009
 
Flirting with Danger: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Domination: Young Women's Reflections on Sexuality and Domination (Qualitative Studies in Psychology)
4.14
a very important book, but i wish someone would have warned that it could be an intense trigger. explicitly speaking to young women's complex and ever...more
Mar 11, 2009
Feb 20, 2009
 
Faster Than a Speeding Bullet: The Rise of the Graphic Novel
3.28
A quick over-view of the history of the main stream graphic novel. Emphases on quick and main stream. Weiner seems to suggest that the graphic novel i...more
Jun 05, 2009
Jun 02, 2009
 
Sperm Counts: Overcome by Man's Most Precious Fluid
3.62
often campy as hell (which is greatly appreciated in contrast to the dense readings in graduate school), i absolutely enjoyed this book about the cult...more
Jan 27, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
The Vagina Monologues
3.84
alright, so i've read this script a million times. this time, however, i re-read it for a large paper in my globalization, transnationalism, and gende...more
Mar 17, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
A Girl Like Che Guevara
2.89
thought this book was brilliant.... exactly the sort of thing a YA novel should be: diverse, challenging, and representative of the complex emotions a...more
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May 12, 2009
 
The Diary of a Teenage Girl
3.97
i have extremely mixed feelings on this book. while i absolutely admire the writer's style and intent (i.e. give voice to a young girl's coming of age...more
Mar 11, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
Disturbing the Universe: Power and Repression in Adolescent Literature
3.73
a great analysis of power and repression in young adult literature. discussion on how young protagonists are simultaneously liberated and oppressed as...more
Jun 02, 2009
May 25, 2009
 
Guyland: The Perilous World Where Boys Become Men
3.66
kimmel, the leading voice in the field of masculinity studies, rocks again. this book, about the experiences of 16-26 year olds in modern society, rem...more
Feb 10, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
The Stone Goddess (First Person Fiction)
4.04
fantastic YA fiction on important themes of the khmer rouge in cambodia, refugee camps, and eventually immigration to america - all while keeping the...more
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Apr 15, 2009
 
A Small Place
3.82
an awesome discussion of the effects of globalization on the island of antigua.

made me feel pretty guilty.
think that's the point.

beautifully written.
Jan 25, 2009
Jan 23, 2009
 
Dangerous Angels (Weetzie Bat, #1-5)
4.30
Francesca Lia Block writes with such beauty and intention that it is hard to dislike her writing. Her imagery is one of the strongest aspects of this...more
Jun 02, 2009
Feb 25, 2008
 
Transgender History
4.04
very thorough and pretty interesting. learned sooo much about trans history and terminology.
Feb 17, 2009
Feb 10, 2009
 
Just Methods: An Interdisciplinary Feminist Reader
3.70
This was the text assigned for my course on feminist research methodology and inquirary. Who knew I'd love Methods so much? Jaggar's book is a fantast...more
May 18, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
 
Promiscuities
3.69
the first book i'm reading for my final research project on young female sexuality in my gender and society class. wolf sets out to discuss her own se...more
Mar 04, 2009
Oct 10, 2008
 
Teaching Visual Literacy: Using Comic Books, Graphic Novels, Anime, Cartoons, and More to Develop Comprehension and Thinking Skills
3.54
decent.
Jun 06, 2009
Jun 05, 2009
 
In The Game: Gay Athletes And The Cult Of Masculinity
4.20
Having no interest in sports, I was not too excited to read this book that was assigned in my masculinity soc class. However, it provides phenomenal i...more
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Oct 21, 2008
 
From Romance to Realism: 50 Years of Growth and Change in Young Adult Literature
3.55
lots of good stuff in here, but would have rather read all the books cart describes than his descriptions... also, looking for an updated version of s...more
May 12, 2009
Apr 02, 2009
 
Dude, You're a Fag
3.78
Excellent analysis on homophobia and heterosexism in American high schools. A must read for anyone who went to high school ever.
Oct 15, 2008
Oct 10, 2008
 
Fish: A Memoir of a Boy in a Man's Prison
3.82
The most disturbing book I have read this quarter. A graphic yet important memoir on Parsell's life as a young inmate in prison.
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Nov 11, 2008
 
Living My Life
4.29
Utterly awesome.

An excellent text on anarcharism and goldman herself. MUST READ.
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Sep 12, 2008
 
A Language Older Than Words
4.29
utterly life changing.

EVERYONE NEEDS TO READ THIS BOOK
Nov 18, 2008
Nov 13, 2008
 
Bananeras: Women Transforming the Banana Unions of Latin America
3.71
None
Feb 14, 2009
Feb 03, 2009
 
Unequal Childhoods: Class, Race, and Family Life
4.07
None
Mar 04, 2009
Feb 17, 2009
 
Insecure at Last: Losing it in Our Security-Obsessed World
3.98
None
Mar 17, 2009
Mar 11, 2009
 
When Sex Goes to School: Warring Views on Sex--and Sex Education--Since the Sixties
3.62
None
Feb 03, 2009
Jan 27, 2009
 
Black Sexual Politics: African Americans, Gender, and the New Racism (PB)
4.23
None
Jan 23, 2009
Jan 13, 2009
 
Life in the Fat Lane
3.51
None
May 25, 2009
Apr 07, 2009
 
Sexing the Body: Gender Politics and the Construction of Sexuality
4.09
None
Jan 13, 2009
Jan 08, 2009
 
Come a Stranger (Tillerman Cycle, #5)
3.82
None
Apr 28, 2009
Apr 22, 2009
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