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Information from my Oct. 19 presentation on Using Diverse Books in Library Programs at the Illinois Library Association and links to the handouts can be found by clicking here…

Interested in learning more about school and library workshops or classes by B A Binns?

What people say about the books of author B A Binns:

 …offers much to engage both male and female readers, readers of color, and teachers. – Booklist 

Binns depicts the struggles a teenager goes through fighting peer pressure and hormonal urges—and building strength of character and moral courage—all without sounding like a preacher on a pulpit. – Booksquawk

The author shows us a very real and gripping portrayal – Young Adults Books Central

There’s a lot to admire about what Binns is doing here, from providing a darkly realistic portrayal of teen relationships (from sex to sports to social death) to tossing aside cultural norms about what success looks like. – Book Slut

This great story is perfect for fans of realistic fiction. – Diversity in YA fiction

Find out more about these at the BOOKS page

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