Isn’t it amazing(ly sad) to think we still live in a world that books are banned? 56 more words
I am Jazz
by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings
Reasons for challenges: Inaccurate, homosexuality, sex education, religious viewpoint, and unsuited for age group.
This children’s book is the story of Jazz Jennings, a transgender young woman, who knew from a very young age that the body she was born with was not the right body for her. 193 more words
September 25 – October 1 2016 is Banned Books Week.
Books are challenged and banned in countries around the world every year. According to the American Library Association (ALA), a challenge is defined as “as a formal, written complaint filed with a library or school requesting that a book or other material be restricted or removed because of its content or appropriateness.” 250 more words