In this Book Bits episode, Lisa talks about Banned Books, re-reading books and two books that aren’t getting any attention in the category of “everyone hated it but me.”
This NPR article discusses that the American Library Association shows 1,600 individual books banned in 2021. The American Library Association stated in a release that there were more book challenges to books than they have seen since they started tracking it in 2000.
This Book Riot article highlights the longstanding book-banning problem dating back to the Puritans.
· Gender Queerby Maia Kobabe
· The Black FlamingoThe Black Flamingo by Dean Atta
· The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
· Someone Knows My Name by Lawrence Hill
· Fudge Collection by Judy Blume
· Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling
· Love Comes Softly by Janette Oke
· When Calls the Heart by Janette Oke
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