bookseller of kabul

NCAC and ABFFE respond to banning of ‘The Bookseller of Kabul’

By |2019-03-07T22:40:11-04:00February 25th, 2009|Blog|

Earlier this month, we covered the banning of The Bookseller of Kabul by Asne Seierstad in Wyandotte, MI.  The Wyandotte School Board banned the book, removing it from the High School library and classrooms while it is reviewed by a reconsideration committee.  The committee meets tonight to discuss the book. The Kids’ Right to Read Project is sending this letter [...]

Books on the brain

By |2019-03-13T15:18:24-04:00January 21st, 2009|Blog|

It's a hot time for book challenges, bans and questions. Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil: pulled from the high school library, back in the library today. Satanic Verses: Salman Rushdie reflects on attempted censorship by his 20-year fatwa The Bookseller of Kabul: "temporarily banned in Wyandotte Public Schools" while Superintendent reviews the book. Night Talk: one parent [...]