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Hbook Podcast 1.31 – Library Censorship, Intellectual Freedom, and VOYA

Podcast the 31st in which Siân and Roger talk about, well, the title: library censorship, intellectual freedom, and VOYA. Also Christian romances.

Books we talk about
Kody Keplinger, Run
Selene Castrovilla, Melt
Stephanie Kuehn, The Smaller Evil
Simon Mason, Running Girl
Ruth Alexander, Changing Bodies, Changing Lives
Kate Breslin, For Such a Time
Nathan Aldyne, Slate
Sweet Valley High series

People we talk about
Angie Manfredi
Tristina Wright
Dorothy Broderick
Susan Marston

Links
VOYA
The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books
School Library Journal
Tristina Wright’s blog post, with screenshots
Boycott of VOYA
About Patrick Jones’s Writing while White
Reading while White letter to Patrick Jones
SLJ Self-Censorship
Zondervan
Bustle on For Such a Time
Junior Library Guild
Children’s book based on false account
Boston Globe Horn Book Awards
Boston Book Fest

(Note: I couldn’t find the Christian romance Booklist list. If you see it, let me know!)

Siân Gaetano About Siân Gaetano

Siân Gaetano is assistant editor for The Horn Book, Inc. Follow her on Twitter @KidLitChick.

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