Tag: Ashley Hope Pérez
Top Ten Banned Books – Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Pérez
Part love story, part historical exploration of a small town in 1930s Texas, the award winning and highly acclaimed YA novel Out of Darkness by Ashley Hope Perez was originally banned in two middles schools after a now viral moment in which a parent angrily quoted from a passage that references anal sex.
Texas’s Book Censorship Hysteria: An interview with Ashley Hope Pérez
Ashley Hope Pérez responds to the recent censorship of her award-winning book Out of Darkness in Lake Travis ISD and Leander ISD, Texas.