Unite Against Book Bans, in collaboration with the publishing community, is unveiling a free collection of book résumés at bookresumes.uniteagainstbookbans.org to support librarians, educators, parents, students, and other community advocates in their efforts to keep frequently challenged books on shelves. Created in partnership with dozens of publishers and with information provided by publishers, librarians, and […]
The Digital Public Library of America launched The Banned Book Club last summer, which provides free access to banned books in the communities where they’ve been banned.
Writing a letter to the editor of your local newspaper is a great way to elevate your voice and reach a wider audience in the fight against censorship. Here’s how to get started.
On October 7, 2023, the Banned Books Week Coalition is asking everyone to take at least one action to help defend books from censorship and to stand up for the library staff, educators, writers, publishers and booksellers who make them available.
This week, First Book Research & Insights released the results of a national pilot study revealing the positive academic impacts of diverse books.
The Authors Guild—the largest and oldest professional organization for writers in the United States—stands firmly against the nationwide increase in attacks on books.
Vocal minorities are waging a campaign to have books with topics they don’t agree with removed from libraries and schools, in many cases without even having read them. Attending library and school board meetings is one of the most critical actions you can take to fight back.