Social Emotional Learning With Romance (June 12, 2024)
With young adult and middle-grade readers enjoying romance, it’s no secret that romance is good for business and good for young people who are exploring their identities and feelings. Whether it’s their first crush or a big love song-worthy experience, this discussion-based session will examine how reading about romantic relationships can be a young person’s first experience with different expressions of identities in relationships, creating boundaries, and giving/receiving consent — all while growing your business.
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Danielle Pernell, King's Books - Tacoma, WA

Nicole Brinkley, Oblong Books - Rhinebeck, NY

Haley Calvin, The Novel Neighbor - Webster Groves, MO

Sydney Wilson, Little Shop of Stories - Decatur, GA
Social Emotional Learning With Romance

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