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'

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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

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10 books to read in July

S.A. Cosby delivers a riveting thriller and Kristen Radtke has a meditation on loneliness. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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10 books to read in February

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'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

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