[VIRTUAL] Freedom to Write Index 2021: Tracking Jailed Writers and Public Intellectuals Around the World
Lawyer and Advocate Nadine Farid Johnson to Lead PEN America’s Washington Office
PEN America today announced that attorney and advocate Nadine Farid Johnson has joined the literary and free expression group as its Washington director. More
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I really liked this #BannedBooksWeek display in the Teen Area. The display includes a printout of the full latest PEN America report: https://pen.org/report/banned-usa-growing-movement-to-censor-books-in-schools/
Our recent #BannedInTheUSA report found that nearly 1/2 banned titles were #YA books, but bans also included 317 picture books and 168 chapter books.
96% of bans were enacted without following the best practice guidelines outlined by @ALALibrary and @ncacensorship. #BannedBooks
“Young people of the world are my children, and I think we should all think that way.”
We think author @BenjaminASaenz may actually have the secrets of the universe. #VelshiBannedBookClub #Velshi