Censorship of Young Adult Literature
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Diversity in YA: Breaking the Cross-Cultural Writing Taboo and Conquering the ... - Bustle

Diversity in YA: Breaking the Cross-Cultural Writing Taboo and Conquering the ...
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Author CJ Carleson was criticized for being white and writing about a black character. Supposedly she was not an authentic voice.Carleson responded that the worst you can do to a culture is ignore it, the opposite of writing about it.

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YA Books and Censorship | Read React Review

YA Books and Censorship | Read React Review | Censorship of Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it
"YA Books and Censorship" at @ReadReactReview's blog http://t.co/3I9xXRDD (a report on Censorship in YA Lit panel at a local book festival)...
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Panel discussion by four authors who have had their work subtly censored by their publishers. One was told to feature a baby drinking from a cup, rather than a breastfeeding baby on the cover. Another was told that her character, who was adopted from India, had "too many issues," She protested that it was normal for adopted Indian children to have these "issues,"

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Rachel Dratch, Martha Plimpton Read Judy Blume Book About Masturbation

Rachel Dratch, Martha Plimpton Read Judy Blume Book About Masturbation | Censorship of Young Adult Literature | Scoop.it
Rachel Dratch, Martha Plimpton and others perform a live reading of "Deenie," Blume's classic young adult novel about masturbation. (Fighting censorship while discussing female masturbation in early adolescence AS PERFORMANCE.

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Censorship of Judy Blume's  book, Deenie, owing to objection to masturbation in the book.

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