Yesterday, NCAC, the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund and 6 other free speech and education groups defended Ariel Schrag’s acclaimed anthology Stuck in the Middle, which had been challenged in a school library in Oklahoma. NCAC joined CBLDF to ask Schrag for her thoughts on the challenge.
The National Coalition Against Censorship’s statement on the ‘Bad Little Children’s Books’ controversy.
For Banned Books Week, the Kids’ Right to Read Project has released its annual recap of book censorship cases. Labeling books “sexually explicit”, the teaching of Islam in schools and sanitizing slavery, it’s all here in the form of a handy, printable flyer.
For Banned Books Week, NCAC spoke to Kate Messner about why young students should access a diverse range of experiences in their readings.
With Banned Books Week on the horizon, PEN’s report discusses NCAC’s ‘multipronged’ approach to book challenges and the specific challenges censorship poses to diverse books.