As Banned Books Week opens, Penguin Random House is taking some of its most heavily attacked books on the road.
The surge in book bannings has affected at least 1,207 authors, 268 illustrators, and 14 translators, per PEN America’s new report.
Penguin Random House’s new ‘banned books resources site’ is a consumer-facing compendium of connections, assists, and ideas.
Seventy years after being written, the ‘Freedom to Read Statement’ has been reissued amid efforts at book bannings in the United States.
A 38-percent jump, year-over-year: A record 2,571 unique titles were targeted for censorship in the United States in 2022, ALA reports.
Tracie Hall, the first Black woman executive director of the American Library Association, receives this year’s lifetime literary award.
A prominent awards program in the United States will now reject a submission that doesn’t properly #NameTheTranslator.
The American Library Association’s 47 honors in the 2022 Youth Media Awards include the Newbery, Caldecott, Batchelder, and Printz prizes.
The Global Literature in Libraries Initiative names two winners for 2021, both translated from Brazilian Portuguese by Larissa Helena.
Antony Shugaar’s tranlsation of 1962 Italian picture book ‘Telephone Tales’ by Gianni Rodari and Valerio Vidali wins ALA’s 2021 Batchelder Award.
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