Recently, I’ve seen everyone going mad over the news that a Tennesee school board decided to ban the book Maus, a Pulitzer-prize winning graphic novel about the Holocause. The board decided it wasn’t appropriate to be in a school library because of curse words and a naked character. Unfortunately, this kind of thing isn’t new.…… Continue reading Fighting Book Bans
Happy Banned Books Week! This annual celebration, which began in 1982, is dedicated to freedom of expression and the freedom to read and looks at all the books that have been banned for one reason or another. This event was launched around the same time as the court case Island Tree Schools District v. Pico,…… Continue reading September 27-October 3 2020 is Banned Books Week!