“Writing Is Spirit”: A Synchronous Meeting with Calligrapher Ömer Basdag
CYAB Committee member Meghan Nuttall Sayres on the Turkish calligrapher Ömer Basdag and the ancient art of handwriting. More
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DYK: 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 & gay pride. Many are books about animals or babies https://pen.org/banned-picture-books-2022/
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Banned in the USA: The Growing Movement to Ban Books - PEN America https://pen.org/report/banned-usa-growing-movement-to-censor-books-in-schools/