Who’s Behind the News: Panel Discussion
Saturday, April 21, 2018 | 2:00 pm – 3:00 pmMore Information
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This is a must-watch. I love these kids. I was nowhere near as smart or cool or funny in 4th grade. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1639272069111115780
In the 2021-22 school year 317 picture books were banned. Most feature a protagonist of color or characters who reflect the LGBTQ+ experience. Many are nonfiction, including histories of civil rights and gay pride. Many are books about animals or babies. https://pen.org/banned-picture-books-2022/
Watch this. She knows what’s at stake. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1638729237027864579