Why are so many diverse books banned? The 2016 celebration of Banned Books Week will examine this important question as part of its thematic focus on diversity, the event's national coalition announced today.
Why are Young Adult books banned?
This case study is brought to you by our sponsor National Coalition Against Censorship.
An 'Absolutely True' Absurdity
For Banned Books Week, we are featuring case studies of banned and challenged Young Adult books. The first in this series is of the graphic novel, Persepolis. This case study first appeared on our sponsor, Comic Book Legal Defense Fund's, website.
This year the theme of Banned Books Week is Young Adult* fiction. We have put together a list of frequenlty challenged YA title from the past year: