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LISTEN to these middle-grade-reading heroes!
at #sokybf23 this weekend, i also listened to kids expression a mix of excitement and worry about what they can access and read... 1/2 https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1640039852593799170
Splendid writin': @moorethink on the notion that my favorite novel be banned from school libraries: https://jamesmoore.substack.com/p/lonesome-dumb?utm_source=substack&publication_id=344359&post_id=110736889&utm_medium=email&utm_content=share&triggerShare=true&isFreemail=true
#Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has said that claims he is banning books are a “nasty hoax.” For these advanced 4th grade readers, DeSantis’ policies have resulted in empty shelves and severely diminished #reading options.