Banned Book Week: Nasreen’s Secret School

Nasreen's Secret School: A True Story From Afghanistan By Jeanette Winter Reasons for Challenges: ¬†Religious Viewpoint, Unsuited to age group, Violence. This illustrated children's book tells the story of Nasreen, a young girl living with her grandmother in Afghanistan during Taliban rule. ¬†Narrated by the grandmother, it's a very honest story about the challenges the … Continue reading Banned Book Week: Nasreen’s Secret School

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Banned Book Week: I am Jazz

I am Jazz by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings Reasons for challenges: Inaccurate, homosexuality, sex education, religious viewpoint, and unsuited for age group. This children's book is the story of Jazz Jennings, a transgender young woman, who knew from a very young age that the body she was born with was not the right body for … Continue reading Banned Book Week: I am Jazz

Passionate Geeks: A Passion for Stories

Passionate Geeks is a monthly feature (the second Wednesday of the month), where I invite people to explore and share about those things that they are passionate about. What kind of a Geek are you?¬†(If you'd like to answer this question on this blog just let me know!)   This months Passionate Geek is Erica … Continue reading Passionate Geeks: A Passion for Stories