I am instead suggesting we have continued conversations as a reading community about building the best collections we can that include characters and stories that have the potential to connect with each of us in a way that makes us all better and that increases our understanding of our society, our history, and our connectedness.
We believe that free communication is essential to the preservation of a free society and a creative culture. -ALA’s The Freedom to Read Statement
I love vintage books. I have shelves full of them at home. I once bought a 1930s era dictionary at