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This One Summer Now Challenged in Seminole County High Schools

February 10, 2016
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This One Summer Now Challenged in Seminole County High Schools

Less than a week after This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki was removed from three elementary schools in Seminole County, Florida, the critically acclaimed graphic novel is now under fire in the district’s high schools as well. A new report from the same local TV station that previously issued a heavily biased story…

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This One Summer Removed from Seminole County Elementary Schools

February 4, 2016
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This One Summer Removed from Seminole County Elementary Schools

This One Summer by Jillian and Mariko Tamaki, which last year made history as the first graphic novel to receive a Caldecott Honor and subsequently was the graphic novel that CBLDF had to defend most frequently in 2015, has been removed from three elementary school libraries in Seminole County, Florida, after a parent complaint about…

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EXCLUSIVE: CBLDF Talks to Caldecott and Printz Honor Winners Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

February 10, 2015
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EXCLUSIVE: CBLDF Talks to Caldecott and Printz Honor Winners Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki

Last week, graphic novels were honored by ALA during their annual Youth Media Awards ceremony. This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki was among the honorees, so we asked the creators a few questions about their accolades! This One Summer has taken the children’s books and graphic novel communities by storm, being the…

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Graphic Novels Recognized at ALA Youth Media Awards

February 3, 2015
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Graphic Novels Recognized at ALA Youth Media Awards

The American Library Association announced the 2015 honorees of its Youth Media Awards yesterday, and graphic novels scored big! In a pair of comic firsts, Cece Bell’s El Deafo made the shortlist for the Newbery Medal and This One Summer by Jillian Tamaki and Mariko Tamaki did the same for the Caldecott. This One Summer…

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