Posts Tagged ‘ Coe Booth ’

CBLDF Joins Defense of Freedom to Read in Chesterfield County

August 2, 2016
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CBLDF Joins Defense of Freedom to Read in Chesterfield County

CBLDF yesterday signed on to a letter from the National Coalition Against Censorship to the superintendent and school board in Chesterfield County, Virginia, defending several summer reading books that were challenged for “sexually explicit” content and urging the school district not to adopt warning labels or ratings for books, as some parents have demanded. Although…

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Why Are Young Adult Books Banned Airs This Weekend on Book TV!

October 23, 2015
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Why Are Young Adult Books Banned Airs This Weekend on Book TV!

Why are Young Adult books banned? That’s the question on the minds of Young Adult authors David Levithan, author of Boy Meets Boy and Two Boys Kissing; Meg Medina, author of Yaqui Delgado Wants to Kick Your Ass, which has been banned in some areas due to its title; and Coe Booth, author of Kinda…

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Celebrating Banned Books Week: A Conversation with Banned and Challenged Young Adult Authors

September 28, 2015
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The sponsors of Banned Books Week are hosting a free keynote event during Banned Books Week that will feature an exciting conversation with some of the industry’s best-known banned and challenged Young Adult authors. The discussion will focus on the topic of censorship, each author’s experience being banned or challenged, and the importance of free…

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