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More books banned.
More students losing access to literature.
“More” is the operative word for our #BannedInTheUSA report on school book bans, which offers a comprehensive look at bans throughout the 2021–22 school year: https://pen.org/report/banned-usa-growing-movement-to-censor-books-in-schools/
@PENAmerica and @righttobeorg’s free virtual #onlineabuse Bystander Intervention training is happening on 9/28 at 1 pm ET. #FightOnlineAbuseNow Register now https://pen.org/event/september-bystander-intervention-how-to-be-an-ally-when-you-witness-online-abuse/
To quote @StephenChbosky whose book The Perks of Being a Wallflower is on the list: "“Banning books gives us silence when we need speech. It closes our ears when we need to listen. It makes us blind when we need sight.” @pen_int @PENamerica @PENCanada