• May 12, 2018: Teen Lit Con, Chaska High School – 545 Pioneer Trail, Chaska, MN. 1 in 5 teens will be diagnosed with some type of mental health issue. This could be you, a friend, a family member, or someone you just know from somewhere. Seeing these stories told and knowing you’re not alone can be powerful. There are a number of compelling YA novels tackling mental illness, helping bring light and understanding to this topic. Come build your reading list and learn about what books get it right. I will be presenting this breakout session, It’s Okay to Not be Okay: Mental Health in YA Lit, twice. More information here.