bazoongas!

BC writer Nikki Tate’s book Trouble on Tarragon Island was banned by the school librarian at Elizabeth Elementary in Kindersley, SK. The Globe and Mail has run two articles on this (Nov 13 and Nov 7) but you probably won’t be able to read them on their site as you need to pay for articles…

10 Most Challenged Books of 2006

Phew.  I finally finished the last Harry Potter book, which got me thinking…I wonder what the most challenged books will be for 2007?  It’s more of a small curiosity rather than wondering who is going to win the next Eurovision Song Contest or the Stanley Cup. Last year And Tango Makes Three by Justin Richardson…

geoff berner

when i was in library school we did an exercise on what to do when an item is challenged. the role play was based on items that had been challenged in lower mainland libraries. we were given an item along with the reasons that the patron gave for wanting the item banned or reclassified. the…