Nancy Garden Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 10 pages of information about the life of Nancy Garden.
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Authors and Artists for Young Adults on Nancy Garden

Nancy Garden, winner of the 2003 Margaret A. Edwards Award, is chiefly known for her candid fiction on gay and lesbian issues. Garden was among the first authors for young adults to write of lesbian romance from a positive, affirming perspective in Annie on My Mind, Good Moon Rising, and Holly's Secret. She has also had to defend several of her titles from efforts to remove them from certain local libraries. In addition to being cited for her work on First Amendment rights, Garden is also recognized as a writer who seeks to reassure and validate the experiences of young people who feel that they might be different from the majority. In an interview with School Library Journal she said that she hopes her readers learn from her books that "it's OK to be who they are, and a feeling that they are and can be good people and...

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