Thursday, April 16, 2015

The newest banned books controversy

The American Library Association (ALA) released their 2015 Banned Books Week poster which was  immediately engulfed in controversy.

What do you think of the poster? It's certainly eye-catching but do you believe that it's racist and yet another example of stereotyping Islam? This petitioner does and here is the ALA's response to all the hoopla. 
Before we forget the reason why we have Banned Books Week, below is an eye-catching infographic of the Top 10 Challenged Books of 2014:

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