A new Missouri bill proposes jailing librarians who provide children “age-inappropriate” books.

A proposed law in Missouri would fine, and possibly jail, librarians who provide books to children that a parental board deemed inappropriate, a policy so extreme that it has attracted national attention. House Bill 2044, or “the Parental Oversight of Public Libraries Act,” introduced by Republican state Rep. Ben Baker on January 8th, would require […] Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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Children’s Books in China 2019: Beijing Dandelion Children’s Book House

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Children’s Books in China 2019: The Chinese Children’s Book Market Is Still on a Roll

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