Tag Archives: LGBTQ books

News Round-up: Book Challenges, Huck Finn Racism and Whoopi

The news is blossoming today with book challenge-related stories, and we thought we’d take a moment to share. 1.) A teacher’s aide in Dubuque, Iowa was fired (though she apparently about to quit anyway) after disrupting classes by insisting that … Continue reading

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Author of “In Our Mothers’ House” Speaks

Patricia Polacco, the prolific children’s book author who wrote In Our Mothers’ House answered NCAC’s questions about the objections which have recently been raised in Davis County, UT. Complaints have centered around the non-traditional nature of the family depicted in … Continue reading

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Non-Traditional Families Book Banning Bonanza

(applause for alliteration, please) This month we’ve been working on restoring two children’s picture books teaching tolerance for different types of families. Though they are quite different in content, tone, reading level and appropriateness, their challenges parallel one another immensely. … Continue reading

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