You may know about Alice Walker, as the acclaimed author of The Color Purple. But are you aware of her other work as a poet and essayist and activist?

I’m a BIG proponent of Valentines Day as a day for celebrating LOVE of all kinds (non just romantic heterosexual cis-gendered love.) My girls and I do a lot to celebrate the love we have for all the different people in our lives. The following a few books my family LOVES about LOVE!

The wonderful thing about the Internet is there is so much out there. Lately, I’ve been feeling the love for all the wonderful educators and parents who are sharing all the great literature that is out there for teens today.

Here are a few of my favorites YA book reviewers of late with a little bit about them from their websites.