Llano County officials said they wanted to remove "pornographic" material from libraries but actually censored books based on political and religious grounds, the library patrons' lawsuit says.
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After the Crimea invasion, a backlash against Russian books filled with propaganda led to the growth of Ukraine's own book industry. But Russia's latest attacks and Covid have created major obstacles.
"To engage children's interest in anything you have to be keenly interested in that thing yourself," Margery Williams Bianco wrote in 1925. Her story endures because it connects to so many people.
George O'Connor spent 12 years turning the Greek gods into best-selling graphic novels for kids. They're faithful to the ancient myths - which often include gender fluidity.
The American Library Association says libraries faced the highest number of book challenges since they started tracking in 2000. Maia Kobabe's Gender Queer topped their list of most challenged books.
Colin Kaepernick's kindergarten teacher gave his class an assignment: Draw a picture of your family. When he colored his family yellow and himself brown, it became a pivotal moment for his identity.
The first female secretary of state's legacy lives on — not only in the history she made but also in teachings and reflections. Here are some of the books she leaves for us, and future generations.
Belorusets' book Lucky Breaks, written in the aftermath of Russia's previous assault into Ukraine in 2014, was published in English this month. The author remains in Kyiv producing art as war rages.
In her third poetry collection, 2019 Pulitzer-finalist Jos Charles examines time and what it means to mourn — and how knowing that there is an "after" can teach us to embrace it.