There was a definite theme this year with the books that were banned and challenged, that being that they included LGBTQIA* content. This did not limit itself to just books either. Libraries faced challenges to their space usage as well. The ALA's notes this pattern: As libraries work to become centers of tolerance and inclusion … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek – Drag Queen Story Hour
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!
The link will be open from Friday September 20th at 7 am (Pacific Time) until Monday September 25th at 7 pm (Pacific Time) to give us a good range of “weekend” You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!Click here to enter the party! It's been an interesting week, as we continue life without a … Continue reading #WeekendCoffeeShare: Rainstorms and Banned Books