Book banning / Thomas Riggs, book editor

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Subjects: Censorship--Juvenile literature
Censorship--United States--Juvenile literature
Challenged books--Juvenile literature
Prohibited books--Juvenile literature
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Juvenile
Published: Detroit : Greenhaven Press, 2012
Series: At issue
At issue. Civil liberties
LC Classification: Z
Physical Description: 119 p. ; 24 cm
Additional Authors: Riggs, Thomas, 1963-
Notes: LCCN: 2011014466
ISBN: 9780737755541 (hardback)
ISBN: 0737755547 (hardback)
ISBN: 9780737755558 (paperback)
ISBN: 0737755555 (paperback)
Summary: "Book Banning: Censorship Cannot Be Allowed in America; Banned Books Week Demonizes Concerned Parents and Silences Discourse; Parental Concerns About Book Content Should Not Be Dismissed; Book Challenges Bring Attention - and more Readers - to Many Great Books; Teens Need Bold Books; Parents Must Intervene to Protect Their Children from Offensive Material in Books; Homophobia Is at the Root of Some Christian Groups' Book-Banning Efforts; The ALA Pushes a Pro-Gay Agenda and Censors Opposing Views; Librarians Must Be Prepared to Defend Their Selection Criteria; Students Should Not Be Exposed to Books Containing Profanity and Sex; Books That Address Sexuality Help Teens Understand Their Own Experiences; Books That Deal with Violence and Bullying Can Help Teens Develop Empathy; Mein Kampf Should Be Published, not Banned; Hateful Texts Are Dangerous Even When Exposed as Propaganda; Expensive Libel Lawsuits Can Indirectly Lead to Censorship; The Financial Risks of Libel Suits Are Overstated and Do Not Significantly Limit Free Speech; E-Books Are Vulnerable to Digital Banning"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 707965552
ISBN/ISSN: 9780737755541
0737755547
9780737755558
0737755555