April 19, 2018

The Advocate's Toolbox

Most Challenged: A Look Back at Books Some Wanted Off the Shelves

The ALA’s Office of Intellectual Freedom will release the top 10 most Frequently Challenged Books from 2017 on Monday, April 9. While we wait, let’s look back at those that made the list in years past.

ALA Office of Intellectual Freedom Launches New Policy Toolkit

The toolkit is a valuable resource for all libraries to help create or revise selection and reconsideration policy.

Celebrate Banned Books Week with Nonfiction

What do revered authors Maya Angelou, Alison Bechdel, and Marjane Satrapi have in common?

‘Highland Park Kids Read’ Takes on Censorship Battle in TX School District

Nonprofit group Highland Park Kids Read is set to protest the pulling of “objectionable” books from the district’s curricula at a December 9 board meeting of the Highland Park Independent School District.