True stories of censorship battles in America's libraries / edited by Valerie Nye and Kathy Barco.

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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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Nye, Valerie, 1971-, Barco, Kathy, 1946-
Format: Book
Published: Chicago : American Library Association, ©2012.
Table of 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.