School Libraries and Censorship

rskIt’s a little early for Banned Books Week, but the issue is still an important one and has been in the news recently. A library in Wisconsin has been asked to reshelve several YA books into the adult section because of their content. One of the books explicitly mentioned happens to be The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky.

What are your feelings about censorship? Is there a difference between censoring books in a public library and a school library? We’d love to hear your thoughts.

Here are some additional links to get you thinking:

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  1. […] a few additional links on book censorship, see our previous post: School Libraries and Censorship. Possibly related posts: (automatically generated)Hot Ink — Dark Reign: The List, Secret Six, […]

  2. […] Celebrate banned books week by reading or listening to a banned book this week. See a list of some banned books available on audio from Recorded Books HERE and check out some links on censorship HERE. […]

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