Mississippi has the highest teen birth rate in the nation and over half of the teens in high school have had sex. This article discusses the facts about the state of Mississippi and why there is a need YA fiction and non-fiction in libraries dealing with sex & sexuality. It provides some brief tips for defending books in the library’s collection and a booklist of recommended titles.
"Talk dirty to me: Why books about sex and relationships belong in libraries,"
SLIS Connecting: Vol. 2
, Article 5.
Available at: https://aquila.usm.edu/slisconnecting/vol2/iss1/5