To provide resources concerning reading material censorship in the schools of Illinois, to support IRA's efforts to promote intellectual freedom, to support educators and schools when threatened by censorship issues, and provide, upon request, speakers on the topic of censorship for local council programs.
Recently Challenged Books in Illinois:
Tango Makes Three Olive's Ocean Bridge to Terabithia Harry Potter series
The Kite Runner 19 Minutes Upstate Slam Monster Whale Talk
Fablehaven TTYL It's Perfectly Normal Beowulf (graphic novel version) Stuck in Neutral House of the Scorpions The Golden Compass The Chronicles of Naria series Shug A Drowned Maiden's Hair The Green Glass Sea Alabama Moon
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