The Banned Books Week Hero spotlight of the day goes to student activist, Isaiah Zukowski, from Emmaus, PA for taking action when the school board considered a challenge to Prep, by Curtis Sittenfeld and Electric Kool Aid Acid Test, by Tom Wolfe, both summer reading books. Read more about why he took action, his thoughts on book censorship, and his heroes here. To learn more about the challenge, go to:
- East Penn Board Member Moves to Remove Summer Reading Books
- Victory! Contested Books Stay on Summer Reading List in East Penn
To view all the Banned Books Week Heroes, click here.