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Remembering Nancy Garden, Author of ‘Annie on My Mind’

“Don’t punish yourselves for people’s ignorant reactions to what we all are. Don’t let ignorance win. Let love.” — Annie on My Mind

Garden brought so much truth and honesty and dailiness of being gay and lesbian to her books. She changed the landscape with Annie on My Mind and all the books she wrote after it. She wrote because she loved writing and she wrote for us–for her people–because she didn’t want any LGBT kid growing up alone, without the books that have been and continue to be lifelines for so many.”

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