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Censorship Survey

By Debra Lau Whelan<p>To gain a better understanding of collection development and the issue of self-censorship, <i>School Library Journal</i> recently …

A Dirty Little Secret: Self-Censorship

Self-censorship is rampant and lethal<p>Illustration by Brian Stauffer<p>When Barry Lyga finished writing his second young adult novel, he knew there’d be …

The Luv Ya Bunches controversy

Some of you probably caught wind of the controversy around a book called Luv Ya Bunches by Lauren Myracle. She was asked to change parts of it so …

Library fight riles up city, leads to book-burning demand - CNN.com

<b>(CNN)</b> -- A fight over books depicting sex and homosexuality has riled up a small Wisconsin city, cost some library board members their positions and prompted a call for a public book burning.<p>A washing machine was part of a July 4 parade float made by a group seeking changes at West Bend's …

Intellectual Freedom

The principles of intellectual freedom--the idea that a democracy is dependent upon free and open access to ideas—are hallmarks of the library and …

Madison

Ouch! I'm under attack!

Much as I was rearing to get back to working on my novel, it's a little hard to concentrate when I feel as though I'm dodging bullets. Don't know if …

Book Censorship at Mount Scopus College

<i>Amid claims of censorship at Mount Scopus College concerning the book</i> <i>Dancing in the Dark, we asked Mt Scopus principal, Rabbi James Kennard, as well</i> …

Censorship and Banned Books

Internet Censorship

Banned Books Online

Ulysses by James Joyce was selected by the Modern Library as the best novel of the 20th century, and has received wide praise from other literature …

Literature

Censorship and Banned Books: Quotes about Censorship

“[I]t’s not just the books under fire now that worry me. It is the books that will never be written. The books that will never be read. And all due …

Rights & Freedoms

Censorship and Banned Books: Read Banned Books!

ISBN: 1438500556<p>In 1795, founding father Thomas Paine was considered blasphemous for his wholesale attack on the Bible. Written in a deliberately …

High School

Censorship and Banned Books: Books about Censorship

Censorship

Censorship and Writing for Young Adults

• Home<br>• Censorship and Writing for Young Adults<p>When I was 14 I was an outstandingly mediocre student but a voracious reader and a determined wannabe …

Books

Banned Books: Reasons for Banning Books

Each book that is banned or censored is done so for the content within the pages. There are a few common reasons that books have been banned or …

Books

Banned Books That Shaped America

The Library of Congress created an exhibit, "Books that Shaped America," that explores books that "have had a profound effect on American life." …

Literature

John Green at the Freedom to Read Foundation Banned Author Event

Banned Books Week: 13 Authors Speak Out

Is It Time To Rate Young Adult Books for Mature Content? | US News

(Jaren Wilkey/BYU)<p>Most parents are happy to see their kids nose down in a book, but according to a new report, they might want to check out what …

Should young adult books have age ratings?

Author G.P. Taylor says 'children's literature has gone too far' and advocates a ratings system like that for movies or video games.<p>It’s a debate we …

Sherman Alexie and Laurie Halse Anderson address censorship » MobyLives

Yesterday the <b>American Booksellers Foundation for Free Expression</b> released videos of bestselling authors <b>Sherman Alexie</b> and <b>Laurie Halse Anderson</b> …

Books

NYC sixth-graders no longer must read racy novel

Queens sixth-graders were told to read a book that talked about masturbation — until seething parents got the title pushed off the summer reading …

Should parents let their children feed on 'The Hunger Games'? - TODAY.com

Today<p>Suzanne Collins' "Catching Fire"<p>If "Hunger Games" fever is striking in your house these days, you're not alone. "Catching Fire," the second filmed entry adapted from the wildly-successful book trilogy is about to hit theaters, and with over 36 million copies of the books sold, the phenomenon …

Why YA Lit Matters: An Op-Ed Surrounding the Censorship of YA Novels, From a Young Adult’s Perspective

<b>Young Adults vs. Children: Age Makes a Difference in Interpretation</b> <br>There is a measurable difference between children and teenagers and how they …

Books

Ellen Hopkins, eBooks, and the Fight Against Censorship

Young adult author Ellen Hopkins is no stranger to controversy. Her teen books–which deal with very difficult yet realistic subject matter such as …

Sherman Alexie's Young Adult Novel Pulled From Curriculum in Idaho Schools

Last week, the largest school district in Idaho removed Sherman Alexie’s <i>The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian</i> from its curriculum in …

Censorship of kids' books on the rise

Andrew Daddo: bra tale attacked.<br>Photo: <i>Janie Barrett</i><p>ByHannah Edwards<br>April 30, 2006<p>EXPERTS fear censorship of children's books is rising, with …

Books

Access Denied - Four Corners

QUENTIN MCDERMOTT: Twenty-one years after the World Wide Web was born the Internet has become a global tool of communication, taken for granted by …

Watch - The Book Club - ABC TV

Past Episodes<p>Tuesday, 2 November 2010<p>Tuesday, 7 September 2010<p>Tuesday, 2 March 2010

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