Posts Tagged ‘ 2017 ’

Drama Named Among Top 10 Most Banned Books of 2017

April 10, 2018
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Drama Named Among Top 10 Most Banned Books of 2017

For the third time, Raina Telgemeier’s YA classic Drama has been named to the American Library Association’s Most Banned Books list. This week, ALA released their top ten list of most frequently challenged books in 2017. Once again, the list is disproportionately filled with illustrated works. As a partner in the Kids’ Right to Read Project, CBLDF…

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2017: The CBLDF Publications

January 1, 2018
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2017: The CBLDF Publications

We’re kicking off 2018 with one more look back, this time at CBLDF’s 2017 publications! In 2017, we released four more issues of CBLDF Defender, our news magazine coming from the frontlines of the fight for free speech, a totally revamped edition of our Banned Books Week Handbook, and Panel Power, an all-new publication about…

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CBLDF’s Top 10 News Stories of 2017

December 29, 2017
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CBLDF’s Top 10 News Stories of 2017

As the year wraps up, we take a look back at our most-read news stories of 2017… 1. Alaska School Board Removes Four Titles from Reading List After Parent Complaints Five popular, award-winning, and critically praised novels were removed from an alternative reading list for high school students in Nome, Alaska after parent complaints, leading to…

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2017: CBLDF Takes Legal Action

December 28, 2017
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2017: CBLDF Takes Legal Action

CBLDF’s legal efforts in 2017 protected our community, overturned unconstitu-tional laws, and preserved the right to free expression. Some highlights: California’s “Autograph Law” The Fund helped facilitate the replacement of California’s flawed autograph law, protecting the rights of comics retailers, artists, and bookstores. More: VICTORY! CA “Autograph Law” Replaced, Protecting Comics Retailers & Artists CBLDF…

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