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Tim Federle is a Broadway dancer whose first novel, Better Nate Than Ever, was a New York Times Editors' Choice and an Amazon Best Book of the Year (So Far). The sequel, Five, Six, Seven, Nate!, is forthcoming from Simon & Schuster.

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Book for Kids Raises Eyebrows Over Young Gay Character

(42) Comments | Posted September 23, 2013 | 2:40 PM

It's Banned Books Week, the American Library Association's annual celebration of the freedom to read. Here's one author's experience with pushback against his own book.

When I was a kid, I turned to novels like Bridge to Terabithia, James and the Giant Peach and A Wrinkle in Time...

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Where Are the Teen-Lit Protagonists Who Just Happen to Be Gay?

(13) Comments | Posted October 14, 2011 | 1:56 PM

Recently, the headline in a New York Times Style blog asked a question: why so few gay characters in teen fiction? The post points out that there may be plenty of gay heroes in young adult literature, but where are the heroes who just happen to be gay?...

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