Posted on 11/23/2021 at 03:42 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

One school district that temporarily pulled certain books from its library has reshelved those titles. The North Kansas City School...

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Posted on 11/17/2021 at 03:14 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

While book challenges aren’t exactly new, there are a few new trends in the most recent burst of controversy. School...

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Posted on 11/16/2021 at 03:45 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Coverage of book challenges usually includes comments from the parents or school officials who object to the book, countered by...

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Posted on 11/15/2021 at 08:45 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Library catalogues and school curricula are under increased scrutiny, and two recent examples of this include one book in particular....

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Posted on 10/01/2021 at 11:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Book challenges and bans are clearly not going away any time soon. But what will change, though, is the themes...

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Posted on 09/21/2021 at 09:46 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The Pennsylvania school district in national headlines over a banned-book list has reversed course. Local TV station abc27 reports that...

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Posted on 09/20/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Librarians to the rescue! The president of York County Libraries in southern Pennsylvania is taking steps to ensure books banned...

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Posted on 07/26/2021 at 12:00 PM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

School won’t be in session for a few weeks, for most kids, and Banned Books Week isn’t for a few...

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Posted on 04/27/2021 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

Author Angie Thomas takes a pragmatic — yet positive — view about the impact of her writing, in a recent...

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Posted on 04/05/2021 at 08:49 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The American Library Association shared its list of 2020’s most frequently challenged books this morning. There were 156 challenges of...

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