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Thirteen Reasons Why TV Series Leads to Sudden Scrutiny of Popular Novel

May 10, 2017
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Thirteen Reasons Why TV Series Leads to Sudden Scrutiny of Popular Novel

Ten years after its initial publication, Jay Asher’s young adult novel Thirteen Reasons Why is encountering a sudden surge in challenges, bans, and restrictions in schools around the country due to panicked adult backlash against the Netflix series based on it, which met with instant success among teens after its March 31 release. In the…

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CBLDF Joins Coalition in Defending The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

December 18, 2015
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Huck Finn

CBLDF has joined the National Coalition Against Censorship in defending Mark Twain’s seminal classic The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn at Friends’ Central School in Wynnewood, Pennsylvania, after administrators pulled the book from the 11th grade curriculum after a group of students complained that it made them uncomfortable. CBLDF joins coalition efforts like these to protect…

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