January 22, 2022

Texas: Round Rock School District Cancels Author’s Visit After Transgender Book Recommendation

From the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund:

The Round Rock Independent School District in Texas hasuninvited author Phil Bildner from all eight schools he was scheduled to visit there this fall, apparently because he recommended a book featuring a transgender protagonist when he visited the district last year. Bildner is well-known by teachers and librarians around the country for his dynamic school visits, and prior to this year, he had visited Round Rock for eight years in a row.

Much More in the Complete Blog Post by CBLDF’s Maren Williams

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