Friday, April 19, 2013

Why is this children's book being 'censored' in Canada?

Ken Setterington's new book Branded by the Pink Triangle comes out April 22nd. You can watch Ken discuss with CBC's Hanna Sung the issue of censorship in schools and libraries when his book Mom and Mum are Getting Married came out.
And speaking of censorship here is the ALA's top 10 list of most challenged books for 2012:

1. Captain Underpants series, by Dav Pilkey
2. The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, by Sherman Alexie
3. Thirteen Reasons Why, by Jay Asher
4. Fifty Shades of Grey, by E.L. James
5. And Tango Makes Three, by Peter Parnell and Justin Richardson
6. The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hosseini
7. Looking for Alaska, by John Green
8. Scary Stories series, by Alvin Schwartz
9. The Glass Castle, by Jeanette Walls
10. Beloved, by Toni Morrison

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