10 Most Challenged Books of 2020

10 Most Challenged Books of 2020

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Every year, the ALA Office for Intellectual Freedom releases a list of the top ten most banned or challenged books of the year. They take surveys and reports from libraries, schools, and independent media; and even then, they reported that “82-97% of book challenges remain unreported and receive no media.” That being said, of the 273 books the ALA saw mentioned as being challenged, these are those that were the most recurrent.   George by Alex Gino George focuses on a young, born male, child who knows deep down she is a girl. When the class puts on Charlotte’s Web, George …

Twelve Days of Bookmas

Twelve Days of Bookmas

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Happy Holidays to my favorite book nerds! Christmas is just around the corner so time to put a dent in your endless TBR bookshelves. We all know that you gave your book list to whoever is buying your gifts this year. Whether you’ve begun rereading your favorite books or finishing off a fantastic series, there’s no better challenge than reading a book every day. Have fun as we countdown to Christmas with these book recommendations.   On the first day of bookmas I opened up to see To Kill a Mockingbird underneath the tree. On the second day of bookmas …