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True stories of censorship battles in America's libraries

Author: Valerie Nye; Kathy Barco
Publisher: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Librarians present their stories of dealing with challenges to library materials. Their stories come from all types of libraries: school, academic, public, and special libraries.
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Nye; Kathy Barco
ISBN: 9780838911303 0838911307
OCLC Number: 747099267
Description: xix, 175 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Where there once was none / Lucy Bellamy --
Well-intentioned censorship is still censorship: the challenge of public library employees / Ron Critchfield and David M. Powell --
If I don't buy it, they won't come / Peggy Kaney --
Mixed-up ethics / Susan Patron --
Clue-less in Portland / Natasha Forrester --
Vixens, banditos, and finding common ground / Alisa C. Gonzalez --
Long live the King (Novels)! / Angela Paul --
Parent concern about classroom usage spills over into school library / Laurie Treat --
The princess librarian: an allegory / Sherry York --
The complexity and challenges of censorship in public schools: overstepping boundaries, cultivating compassionate conversations / Marie-Elise Wheatwind --
I owe it all to Madonna / Lise Chlebanowski --
The battle to include / Gretchen Gould --
Pornography and erotica in an academic library / Michelle Martinez --
Reasonable accommodation: why our library created voluntary kids cards / Matt Nojonen --
Cultural sensitivity or censorship? / Susanne Caro --
Developing the public library's genealogy Euchee/Yuchi collection / Cathlene Myers Mattix --
32 pages, 26 sentences, 603 words, and $500,000 later: When school boards have their way / Lauren Christos --
Respect of fear / Amy Crump --
Sweet movie / Sydne Dean --
Censorship avoided: student activism in a Texas school district / Robert Farrell --
I read it in the paper / Hollis Helmeci --
Uncle Bobby's wedding / James LaRue --
A community divided / Kristin Pekoll --
The author visit that should have been / Karin Perry --
One of those not so hideous stories of a book challenge / Kathryn Prestidge --
A serial killer visits the library / Paul Hawkins --
Books, bars, and behavior: censorship in correctional libraries / Erica MacCreaigh --
The ghost of Halloween past / Kathy Barco --
The neophyte in the new age / Rosemary J. Kilbridge --
Gay books display brings out high school faculty prejudice / Nadean Meyer --
Censorship looms over the rainbow / Cindy Simerlink.
Responsibility: edited by Valerie Nye and Kathy Barco.

Abstract:

Librarians present their stories of dealing with challenges to library materials. Their stories come from all types of libraries: school, academic, public, and special libraries.

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