banned books week

The Bookish Life of Michelle Yeoh

From BUTTERFLY AND SWORD to AMERICAN BORN CHINESE, get to know the bookish life of actress Michelle Yeoh.

South Carolina Senator Demands Book Removal; Threatens Public Library Jobs and Funding

A South Carolina senator demands book removals from Spartanburg Public Library with press conference across from the library.

A Template for Talking with School and Library Boards About Book Bans: Book Censorship News, August 5, 2022

How to talk at a school or library board meeting, with sample script and shareable graphics. That + this week's book censorship news.

These Frequently Banned Sex Ed Books Are Essential Reading in My Home

Diversity. Inclusion. Sexuality. These topics have been deemed verboten. But banned sex ed books like It’s Perfectly Normal are essential reading in my home.

The School Board Project, Round Two: Book Censorship News, July 29, 2022

School board information for four more states available from The School Board Project, plus this week's book censorship news.

Utah State Board of Education Policy Opens Door to Book Bans; First Books To Go

Utah enacted one of the strictest educational book policies in the country, celebrated by parental rights groups.

What Is Publishing Doing to Combat Censorship?

Have you wondered what concrete measures publishing houses are taking to combat censorship? Read n to find out.

What Rights Do Students Have To Access Books?

Book censorship attempts are increasing in schools, and it's more important than ever to know students' rights to access books.

What Would Help You Fight Book Bans?: Book Censorship News, July 22, 2022

A survey to help you better fight book bans, plus this week's censorship news from Virginia, Ohio, Oregon, and more.

How to Address Misinformation and Book Challenges: Book Censorship News, July 15, 2022

Multiple instances of individuals demanding books be burned, a public library closed because of community bigotry, and more censorship news.