PopTop Stage - Diverse Authors Need Us

Sunday, June 28, 2015 -
9:00am to 10:00am

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Exhibit Hall - PopTop Stage
Speaker: Greg Neri
Speaker: Karen Sandler
Speaker: Lynn Miller-Lachmann
Speaker: Susan Kuklin
Speaker: Tim Federle
Speaker: e. E. Charlton

Eight out of the Top Ten Books challenged in 2014 had themes of diversity and race. What is it about these stories that people want them removed from libraries? Intellectual freedom is being stifled because multiple viewpoints aren't represented. Join us to hear perspectives about censorship from authors who write with diverse voices. This will be a moderated Q&A panel with time for audience questions.

Sponsored by the Office for Intellectual Freedom, Intellectual Freedom Round Table, and We Need Diverse Books

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Thursday, June 18, 2015 - 9:20am PDT
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