Annie on My Mind

Annie on My Mind

This groundbreaking book is 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. The book has been banned from many school libraries and publicly burned in Kansas City.
 
Of the author and the book, the Margaret A. Edwards Award committee said, “Using a fluid, readable style, Garden opens a window through which readers can find courage to be true to themselves.”

Title:Annie on My Mind
Edition Language:English
ISBN:9780374404147
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About Nancy Garden

A versatile writer, Nancy Garden has published books for children as well as for teens, nonfiction as well as fiction. But her novel


    Annie on My Mind Reviews

  • Sarah Verminski

    Annie On My Mind will always have a special place in my heart, it was the first lesbian themed book I ever read. You may not understand the enormity of this, but just try to understand being 14 and ev...

  • Lola  Reviewer

    3.5 stars.This romantic relationship is so… organic. Liza and Annie fall in love with each other gradually and for the right reasons. Neither expected to feel so deeply for the other person, but the...

  • Elyse

    Update: For those who are looking for 'wonderful' audiobooks --a 'great story' which will hold your interest from start to finish ---THIS IS IT!!! Its still one of my favorite audiobooks...ECHO is 'ex...

  • Skyler

    I'm not sure I'm qualified to write much of a review on this book, as I was never an adolescent lesbian. But I will say that it was incredibly easy to relate to--even for an adolescent hetero male--an...

  • Thomas

    It was like a war inside me; I couldn't even recognize all the sides. There was one that said, "No, this is wrong; you know it's wrong and bad and sinful," and there was another that said, "Nothing ha...

  • Emer

    "Have you ever felt really close to someone? So close that you can't understand why you and the other person have two separate bodies, two separate skins? I think it was Sunday when that feeling bega...

  • Rachel Hall

    Reading Annie on My Mind in 2017, what was once considered a groundbreaking coming of age novel on its publication in 1982 admittedly feels incredibly dated. Thankfully attitudes have mellowed, albeit...

  • Elise (TheBookishActress)

    you know, this is just not doing it for me right now and I'm 45% of the way through. I don't know, it's fine, I think this is just not my genre of book and I was only reading it because of the lesbian...

  • anna (readingpeaches)

    This review is also posted on my blog.I received a galley from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.Speaking as a lesbian, I can't even begin to properly explain to you why thi...

  • ? Silvia ?

    BR with my favorite bean ♥🌈 full review now posted!Can you believe this book came to my house to murder me with feels??? Wow the disrespect!!!I can't believe I've owned this book since last June ...