February 19, 2018

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SLJ Controversial Books Survey: Word Clouds

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School librarians mentioned these terms the most in their answers to the question “How do you determine if a book is age-appropriate?” in SLJ‘s 2016 Controversial Books Survey.


These words appeared most in answers from librarians who responded “yes” to the question “Do you find yourself weighing the effect of controversial subject matter more often now than you did one or two years ago?”

 

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