#BannedBooksWeek: Captain Underpants!

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!

#BannedBooksWeek – George, and some recommendations!

Topping the list this year is George, by Alex Gino. This is not the first year that George is on the list. Some of this years challenges particularly caught my attention because they came out of my state. Oregon had George on its list of books for the Oregon Battle of the Books (a great … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek – George, and some recommendations!

#BannedBooksWeek – Th1rteen R3asons Why, and Why It Matters

One of the books on the list this year is Th1rteen R3asons Why, by Jay Asher. This is a story that deals with some tough content matter and faced challenges, was banned and restricted in access for addressing teen suicide. This book made its way onto the list just after it was published, and found … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek – Th1rteen R3asons Why, and Why It Matters