Books under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children's Books
Released! 09/01/2015
Books under Fire: A Hit List of Banned and Challenged Children's Books
by Pat R. Scales
Paperback

Many things have changed since ALA's Office for Intellectual Freedom (OIF) was founded in 1967, but not everything: the most beloved and popular children s books are still among the most frequent targets of censorship and outright bans. Limiting access to controversial titles such as Captain Underpants, The Dirty Cowboy, Blubber, or Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark or leaving them out of a library s collection altogether is not the answer to challenges. In this im... read more