school library

“The Dirty Cowboy” Cause Lives On

By |2019-03-15T17:22:26-04:00June 12th, 2012|Blog|

You remember The Dirty Cowboy, our favorite book ban in May? School board members may be standing their ground, but they haven't heard the last of residents perturbed by the ban. The Patriot-News and The Lebanon Daily News both featured an Op-Ed piece by Annville-Cleona parent Tim White this weekend. White writes: "Although ACSD board President Tom Tschudy stated that [...]

Parents in Florida Object to Judy Blume’s “Forever”

By |2019-03-14T18:07:52-04:00February 18th, 2010|Blog|

NCAC, with a little help from our friends, sent a letter urging Sugarloaf School in Summerland Key, FL, to retain Judy Blume's Forever in the school library after the parents of one student objected to the book's sexual content. The parents have requested its removal from the library claiming that Forever contains “a distorted view of sex, promiscuity, and is [...]

“Breaking Dawn” from Twilight series not on the shelves of Utah school library

By |2019-03-13T15:12:46-04:00March 20th, 2009|Blog|

Reported yesterday in the Salt Lake Tribune, Breaking Dawn, the final book in the Twilight Series has arrived at Brockbank Junior High. So why can't students check it out? Following a parent's complaint, has not been put on the library shelves. As far as we understand, the book was selected for educational reasons and should be kept in the library. [...]