Posted on August 29, 2023 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
We suspect it's a rare reader who would find none of these three stories to be infuriating, in some way ...
The first app to "help" libraries and schools with book bans: BookmarkED, which soft-launched this spring, says it will help parents control what their children read while also helping educators keep up with what's being challenged (BookRiot).
On when and whether to update text for modern sensibilities: Author Diego Jourdan Pereira has actually been involved in such controversies, so he shares his perspective on the controversy (Writer's Digest).
Georgia school district cancels an author talk over the word "gay": Author Marc Tyler Nobleman referenced a Batman co-creator's gay son at an elementary school and refused to remove it from upcoming presentations, so the remaining appearances were pulled (New York Times).
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