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Ummm. 400 books pulled in this school district in Texas. Most certainly not following district policies. Who knew books were so dangerous?? https://twitter.com/taygoldenstein/status/1467975570852098049
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Direct them to our TEACH-IN from @PENamerica next week with authors, anti-censorship experts, and student activists, incl @neilhimself @IamGMJohnson & @ashleyhopeperez. https://pen.org/event/fighting-book-bans-teach-in/
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