Author Bio

Dr. Laura M. Jimenez is a lecturer at Boston University Wheelock College of Education and Human Development. She teaches children's literature courses that focus on both the reader and the text, and enacts an explicit social justice lens. Her work spans both literature and literacy, with a special interest in graphic novels and issues of representation in young adult literature. Her scholarship appears in The Reading Teacher, Journal of Lesbian Studies, Teaching and Teacher Education, and the Journal of Literacy Research. Her graphic novel reviews can be found on her blog, https:/ / booktoss.blog/. She can be reached at Jimenezl@ bu.edu or on Twitter @booktoss.


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