Annie on my mind.

by Nancy Garden

Publisher: Virago in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 233 Downloads: 370
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SeriesVirago upstarts
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3557.A11/
The Physical Object
Pagination233p.
Number of Pages233
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16772228M
ISBN 100860682714

  Annie On My Mind was challenged and banned to such an extent that it was even BURNED during demonstrations in a Kansas City school system, where it was banned in the early ‘90s. The sweet story of two girls falling in love was so repulsive that folks needed to . ANNIE ON MY MIND (eBook): Garden, Nancy: A landmark in LGBT fiction, this captivating story of two teenage girls who fall in love is a classic of the genre (Publishers Weekly). When Liza Winthrop first lays eyes on Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows there's something special between them. Soon, their close friendship develops into a deep and intimate romance.   Annie on My Mind, perhaps one of the sweetest books I have ever read in my life, was burned in the ‘90s during protests at a Kansas City school district, sparking a controversy that ended up taking six years and $, in court fees paid by the school to settle. This seems like such a ridiculous, antiquated story, but the ‘90s weren’t. Nancy Garden is the author of young adult novels including Annie on My Mind, The Year They Burned the Books, and is also the author of the YA nonfiction book Hear Us Out!, as well as novels for children and the picture book Molly's was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and has lived most of her life in New England and New York.

What made the experience of listening to Annie On My Mind the most enjoyable? The story, as a whole, is quite enjoyable (though clearly dated). There are certainly struggles and conflict but the book doesn't read like some other LGBT books that are so tragic and violent--that they made me concerned for the youth reading them. Get this from a library! Annie on my mind. [Nancy Garden] -- Liza puts aside her feelings for Annie after the disaster at school, but eventually she allows love to triumph over the ignorance of people. book to the district's school libraries, the kids decided to sue -- and sue they did, in Federal Kansas" by Elaine Alphin, Children's Writer, June, , "Hope and Irony: Annie on My Mind," by William Broz, English Journal, July, ; "Out of the Closet" by Kate Pavao, PUBLISHERS WEEKLY, December , and others. Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden Published by Farrar Straus Giroux on 20 February, Genres: Classics, Fiction, Lesbian fiction, LGBTQ+, Romance # pages: Format: Paperback Source: Book Depository Goodreads. Liza, private school student and council president, meets and falls in love with public schoolgirl, Annie.

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Annie on My Mind is a novel written by Nancy Garden in The novel mainly revolves around the story of Liza Winthrop and Annie Kenyo, who first meet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and instantly become hout the story, their friendship grows into love.

Reading Annie on My Mind inwhat was once considered a groundbreaking coming of age novel on its publication in admittedly feels incredibly dated. Thankfully attitudes have mellowed, albeit much too slowly, but besides the abhorrent treatment and an appreciation of progress made, the emotions of the story are still very s: ― Nancy Garden, quote from Annie on My Mind About the author.

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Books are seen by some as a throwback. Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden was written in The book is mainly about two characters—Annie and Liza—and their relationship. When the book opens, they’re both seventeen years old and living in New York City. Written for the young adult reader, this romance was unique when it was published because of the central lesbian relationship.

Annie on My Mind was first challenged in in Oregon and was challenged often through the 90s. It was even burned on the steps of the hall housing the Kansas City School Board in after copies were donated by an LGBT support group to a local school library, and the book was subsequently banned from the school district.

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Annie on My Mind begins with a dedication: “For all of us.” I don’t know if Garden meant to include me in that category, but I believe her book really is for all of us—the lovestruck Lizas, the curious Zeldas, even the ones who haven’t thought about it yet.Annie on My Mind (Book): Garden, Nancy: This groundbreaking book, first published inis the story of two teenage girls whose friendship blossoms into love and who, despite pressures from family and school that threaten their relationship, promise to be true to each other and their feelings.

From the moment Liza Winthrop meets Annie Kenyon at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, she knows.Annie on My Mind. This book is one of few teenage romance novels that contained love so pure and so strong.

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