Annie on My Mind by Nancy Garden

Garden, Nancy. Annie on My Mind. New York : Farrar, Straus, Giroux, 1982. Print

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Annotation:

This is a classic love story between two teenage girls who must decide to follow their own hearts or succumb to the traditional views of society.

Awards:

ALA Best Books for Young Adults

ALA Best of the Best

School Library Journal 100 Most Influential Books of the 20th Century

Booklist Reviewer’s Choice 1982

YALSA Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime Achievement 2003

Booktalk

What makes two people fall in love? For Liza and Annie, they were just two high school seniors who happen to meet at the museum. However, even from this initial meeting, there was something…something neither one understood. Still, it was there. This connection was foreign, powerful, forbidden, but possible. In time, both would come to recognize their true feelings. It begs the question, is love something that can be understood or should it be left unanswered?

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