Summer reading list controversies: removal of all LGBTQ books in DC, Sherman Alexie’s book challenged

By |2020-01-03T13:33:59-05:00June 22nd, 2009|Blog|

It’s only the second day of summer, and controversial books are already disappearing from summer reading lists. A quiet act of censorship by Washington, D.C. Public Schools may have resulted in a reading list free of LGBTQ titles. According to a post on ALA’s LGBTQ listerve by Jeanne Lauber, librarian in the D.C. Public Libraries, the school district asked the [...]