#Censorship

John Green’s First Novel May Be Banned At His Old School

"Please don't ban my books in my hometown," John Green concluded in the TikTok. "It's really upsetting for my mom."

How Librarians Can Counter Lies from Book Banners

One Illinois library offers a useful case study in how to approach book challenges, especially when the accusations include misinformation.

How to Run for School Board: Book Censorship News, September 9, 2022

This week's book censorship news, plus a guide on how to run for school board.

How To Create A Good Banned Books Display: Book Censorship News, September 2, 2022

How to create a good banned books display that educates and empowers readers. That, plus this week's book censorship news.

Few Parents Actually Opt Students Out of Florida School Library Books

Despite the claims that parents want to restrict student library access, in Florida, numbers tell a different story.

Missouri Schools are Pulling Books From Libraries After New Law Criminalizing “Sexually Explicit” Material

A new law has led to Missouri school districts getting rid of any graphic novels that could be seen as sexual, including The Handmaid's Tale.

Gender Queer Obscenity Case Dismissed in Virginia

GENDER QUEER and A COURT OF MIST AND FURY do not meet the legal definition of obscene, judge rules.

Nora Roberts Donates 50k To Library Defunded for LGBTQ Books

After the Patmos Library was defunded by voters for carrying LGBTQ books, donors including Nora Roberts stepped up to help.

The List of 300+ Books Pulled and Ranked on Queer Content in Collierville, Tennessee

Books by Rick Riordan, Becky Albertalli, Leigh Bardubgo, among titles ranked by queer content in Collierville, Tennessee, schools.

States That Have Enacted Book Ban Laws: Book Censorship News, August 26, 2022

Several states have enacted book bans in the new school year. That, plus this week's book censorship news.