Book number two on the list this year - A Day in the Life of Marlon Bundo, by Jill Twiss. First published in March of 2018, this book pretty immediately met with both praise and challenges. Part of its quick rise in attention was likely due to the fact that it was presented on Last … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek -A Day In the Life of Marlon Bundo
Today's guest post comes from Allison Maruska (another fairly regular visitor over the years on this blog (particularly during some of my fiction projects!) Allison is an author of mystery, suspense, and YA novels. On her blog, she publishes short stories, bonus material to accompany her books, posts about writing and teaching, and an occasional … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek: Captain Underpants!
According to the American Association of School Librarians, "there is a growing censorship issue in schools and school libraries – overly restrictive filtering of educational websites reaching far beyond the requirements of the Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)." With this in mind, today is Banned Website Awareness Day. There are a number of instances where … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek – Banned Website Awareness Day