The Authors Guild releases a letter sent to the president of a South Carolina police association: ‘Attempts at censorship by law enforcement organizations cannot be tolerated in a democracy.’
YA Novels Prompt Police Objections to Summer Reading List in South Carolina
‘The Hate U Give’ by Angie Thomas and ‘All American Boys’ by Jason Reynolds and Brendan Kiely have been challenged on a high school summer reading list by police and other supporters.
‘To Build Their Own Worlds’: Christopher Myers Launches a Random House Imprint
‘Each untold story represents a world that has been erased,’ says Christopher Myers on the announcement of his new imprint with Random House Children’s Books.
Why Kids Illiteracy is More Complicated Than It Appears
National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Walter Dean Myers, wants to change the way we think of reading and literacy. It starts with reading at home.