I write books for children and young adults. Sometimes I write short stories for grown-ups.

Danielle Binks

We Read To Know We Are Not Alone: Examining the Lack of LGBTQI Characters in Australian Youth Literature

We Read To Know We Are Not Alone: Examining the Lack of LGBTQI Characters in Australian Youth Literature

‘We read to know we are not alone,’ – the character of C.S. Lewis says this line in William Nicholson’s play, Shadowlands. To know that someone else shares our embarrassments.