Twitter Threads about Censorship
There's a phenomenon I actually see extremely commonly when literature is used to teach history to middle school and high school students. Let's call it "pajamafication."
— Gwen C. Katz (@gwenckatz) January 29, 2022
Today in Granbury ISD, at the High School library, they came with a hand cart and carried away multiple boxes of books tagged with "Krause's List".
They can do this because the board voted 7-0 on Monday to change district policy allowing books to be removed prior to a review. pic.twitter.com/7ZDhOONnjd
— Christopher Tackett (@cjtackett) January 27, 2022
@CoreyRobin I teach a class at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh on Banned Books. I’ve been teaching it every few years for 25 years. Here is what I have learned.
— Kathy M. Newman (@_kathymnewman) January 28, 2022
Things to Explore
Konigsberg, B. (2021). An open letter to parents who wish to ban by books from school libraries.