You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. YCRT! News Many Americans these days are engaged in protest. Reading in public, especially the reading of banned or challenged books, can also be an act of protest. Related: Using Banned Books to Teach Resistance. Not banning by any means, but […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring banned book reviews and news roundups. The 30th annual Banned Books Week (September 30-October 6) dominates the news this month. In the leadup to BBW, the American Library Association offers an interactive timeline covering 30 years of book banning attempts in the United States. Nice Banned […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic roundup of news about banned and challenged books. Arizona: In my last YCRT! column I mentioned the Tucson Unified School District book banner who now wants the books unbanned. At a meeting, the rest of the school board disagreed, and the book banning continues.  A local news outlet reported […]

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You Can’t Read That!

You Can’t Read That! is a periodic post featuring news about banned and challenged books. ArIzona: At least one Tucson Unified School District supervisor is embarrassed by the national and international furor over book-banning.  The funny thing is that he’s one of the persons responsible. Meanwhile, activists continue to push back.  It’s Tucson Freedom Summer! […]

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