A graphic novel was challenged in a New Mexico high school. A review committee voted to keep it. So why isn’t the book on the shelves? A local reporter dug into the story.
The news that Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere had been challenged in classrooms in Alamogordo, NM, caused local and national outcry. This week, the district announced that the book is ‘educationally suitable, balanced and age-appropriate’ and that it would continue to be used.