Maryland school district with LGBTQ book list rejects books promoting ‘American values’

Fox News Digital has learned that a Maryland school that recently unveiled a comprehensive LGBTQ book list for elementary schools has refused to recommend several children’s books on the grounds that they promote “American values.” Fox News Digital first reported Tuesday that books recommended by Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS), the most affluent school district … Read more

Controversy over book ban spread across western New York

It’s a heated debate across the country: What kinds of books should children be exposed to? A recent report from PEN America found that last school year saw more books banned in more states and more districts than last school year. One place that fights that is burning books. “All of these books are intriguing,” … Read more

Harris County Expands Mobile Library Program by Adding Fourth “Curiosity Cruiser” – Houston Public Media

Children from the Fifth Ward neighborhood of Houston display books they received Tuesday from Curiosity Cruiser, a mobile library published by Harris County Public Library. To the left is Edward Melton, Executive Director of the Library System. Instead of playing catchy, familiar tunes through a speaker system attached to the ceiling, the sides of the … Read more

Looking for like-minded literary genres? Join Klerb

When Jacob Rees-Mogg hands over one of his ballpoint pens, I often find my thoughts turn to Lewis Carroll’s wisdom: “He’s only doing it to annoy, / Because he knows he’s making it up.” But the Daily Telegraph’s report on the Cabinet Secretary’s summer reading list got me thinking again. after finishing dissolution of the … Read more