Kids, Know Your Rights!
A Young Person’s Guide to Intellectual Freedom
An Essay by Pat Scales about Book Censorship
- Speak Loudly (courtesy of ALAN)
- Why the Banning of Angie Thomas’ Book was an Insult to the Black Lives Matter Movement
- The ALA’s Office for Intellectual Freedom
- ALA Banned Books Week
- National Coalition Against Censorship Book Censorship Toolkit
- Judy Blume on Censorship
- WNDB offers great resources for development
If you are facing a challenge, use these tips and resources.
Twisted and several other books were removed from a classroom. Here is the letter I sent to the committee reviewing the challenged novels.
One of the most detailed explanations for why Twisted deserves a place in the high school curriculum.
The Kids’ Right to Read Project, a division of the National Coalition Against Censorship, sent this letter to a school district where Twisted was challenged.
While it would be nice to pretend that sexual assault does not exist, a quick glance at the statistics proves otherwise.
We must be proactive in helping parents understand that rating books is dangerous.
The Kids’ Right to Read Project sent this letter to a school district where Speak was challenged.