VOYA’s Guide to Intellectual Freedom for Teens
160 p. 8.5 x 11 Trade paperback. 978-1617510076
VOYA subscribers $32 all others $40. June 2012
VOYA’s Guide to Intellectual Freedom for Teens offers school and public librarians a solution to the challenge of book challenges. Here is a thorough explanation of the reasons young adult books are challenged; a look at censorship from the point of view of the author, the teacher, the parent, the teen, and the librarian; an examination of the tools in place to protect the intellectual freedom of teens, and an overview of several of the librarians who fought for intellectual freedom. Along with this extensive information are activities, programs, collection development resources, and more ways for librarians to take a proactive approach to educating the community to prevent challenges from occurring.