Dav Pilkey, the extremely successful yet often banned or challenged author and illustrator of the Captain Underpants (1997) and Dog Man series (2016), advocate for children’s right to read and create, celebrates his 54th birthday on March 4, 2020.
The State of America’s Libraries 2019 report includes a snapshot of censorship in libraries, schools and universities; who initiates challenges, where are they taking place, and what are the reasons?
With the summer movie release of a frequently challenged children’s book, librarians can expect an increase in visibility and circulation of the series.
The ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom released the top ten most frequently challenged books list of 2012 as part of the State of America’s Library Report on Monday, April 15. […]