February 18, 2022

Books Back On Shelves in Walla Walla, Washington

Earlier this month, we reported on an appeal sent to the Walla Walla, Washington, school district, following the Library Materials Committee decision to keep four books on shelves. The board met last week to consider the appeal and agreed to keep The Bluest Eye, All Boys Aren’t Blue, Gender Queer, and The Hate U Give available. The first full board meeting following the decision happened Tuesday night. The room was packed with both those in opposition to that decision — a minority — and those who were in favor of it. The two white women who challenged the books initially...

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