Tag: Mariko Tamaki
Why are there 11 most challenged books this year?
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?
Spotlight on Censorship: Letter from the Authors of ‘This One Summer’
Authors Mariko and Jillian Tamaki address being on ALA’s list of the Top Ten Challenged Books of 2016, with a statement that touches on the power of narratives and the reality of growing up.
This One Summer Banned in Henning, MN
Author and journalist, Cory Doctorow writes in his review on BoingBoing, “This One Summer is one of those books with the power to change young peoples’ lives, to become a guidebook and a touchstone through adolescent turbulence. It’s wonderful.”