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Debate night in what’s left of America

On Sunday, President Trump demanded that Joe Biden, his Democratic opponent, take a drug test ahead of (or just after) their first debate, which is tonight. “His Debate performances have been record setting UNEVEN, to put it mildly,” Trump wrote on Twitter. “Only drugs could have caused this... Continue reading at 'Columbia Journalism Review'

[ Columbia Journalism Review | 2020-09-29 12:19:19 UTC ]
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For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-28 12:00:00 UTC ]
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ALA Releases List of Top 100 Most Banned and Challenged Books

'The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian' topped the ALA's list of the most banned and challenged books between 2010-2019. The list was released to coincide with the start of Banned Books Week, which runs through October 3. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-28 04:00:00 UTC ]
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John Oliver and Captain Underpants among the most “challenged” books of 2018

The ALA usually lists 10 books, but included 11 this year because there was just so much to clutch pearls over. What do Captain Underpants and John Oliver have in common? They are both on the American Library Association’s list of most “challenged” books for the past year, which is a nice way of... Continue reading at 'Fast Company'

[ Fast Company | 2019-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Week in Libraries: April 5, 2019

Among the week's headlines: Why "one louder" might best describe the ALA's upcoming list of most challenged books; a conservative group is vowing to continue its legal battle against libraries and information providers; and, more movement on the open access front. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-04-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Asher, Alexie Top ALA 'Challenged Books' List in Wake of Allegations

The ALA's annual State of America's Libraries report, released on Monday, saw books by Jay Asher and Sherman Alexie land at the top of the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom's Top Ten Most Challenged Books of 2017 list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Top 10 Most Challenged Books of 2016

A closer look at the trends behind the titles facing campaigns demanding their removal from the nation’s schools and libraries. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Religion and Spirituality News From Around the Web: April 13, 2016

A Q&A with author Ros Barber, 24 books to read for inspiration, and the Bible ranking among the most challenged books of 2015 are a few of the topics causing a stir in the religion and spirituality publishing industry today. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The 10 Most Challenged Books of 2014

Seven of the ten most challenged books of 2014 earned starred reviews from PW. Here they are. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2015-09-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Most challenged books: what do they say about us?

The American Library Association's 2014 list of most banned books may be indicative of contemporary concerns. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2015-04-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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10 most challenged books on the American Library Association's 2011 list

The 'ttyl' series by Lauren Myracle and 'The Color of Earth' by Kim Dong Hwa top the 2011 rankings of most challenged books. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-04-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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