I Am Jazz has previously been attacked as being a sex education book in an attempt to limit access to it. The book was banned in multiple school districts around the country.
It's the last day of Banned Books Week, and we're blowing it out in style! Lots of Drag Queen Story Hour, including Coalition-sponsored events in San Francisco. Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Banned Books Week was launched in in response to a sudden surge in the.
The Perks of Being A Wallflower has also been challenged for the content related to suicide. Unfortunately, some people equate nudity in books with obscenity, leading to challenges to the material. Comics and illustrated books are especially vulnerable to these challenges because they contain static images.
Books that have been challenged for nudity include:. Art courtesy of the American Library Association. Pingback: How should books be addressed under the 1st amendment!
The 10 most challenged books of , according to the American Library Association, were no different. Her latest, Girl Rising: Changing the World One Girl at a Time, is emblematic of the tales she enjoys telling: stories from the perspectives of marginalized groups in society.
Alan Gratz Alan Gratz has written over a dozen award-winning books for young readers. His latest YA novel, Ban This Book, tells the story of Amy Anne Ollinger, an avid reader who organizes a campaign of resistance when her favorite book and several other titles are removed from the school library.
Happy Banned Books Week! The annual celebration of the freedom to read is running all this week, and the Banned Books Week Coalition invites you to participate by getting involved in the incredible activities brought to you by our sponsor organizations!
If you are embroiled in a censorship controversy, this is the resource for you. NCAC's action kit offers practical advise for understanding, addressing and fighting censorship incidents. Labeling books "sexually explicit", the teaching of Islam in schools and sanitizing slavery, it's all here in the form of a handy, printable flyer.
NCAC spoke to YA author Coe Booth about the recent controversy in Chesterfield, of which her book was at the center, and why reading diverse books can help establish a sense of commonality. Banned Books Week is here!
A book supplement for the Call of Cthulhu role-playing game set in 's Shanghai, all copies which had been printed and due to ship out were ordered to be destroyed by the Government of China for unspecified reasons. Archived from the original on August 26, The novel was retained. Another man died a day later in Kashmir. My son is being raised in a Christian home and this book takes the Lord's name in vain and has all kinds of profanity in it. September 23, As such, they are a threat to freedom of speech and choice.
Each day this week, NCAC will be releasing and publicizing new content as part of our celebrations.