Laurie Halse Anderson

In policing books concerning real-life drama out of our curricula, we fail all students.
This week is the 32nd annual Banned Books Week, described by organizers as a "celebration of the freedom to read." Books
Laurie Halse Anderson is a familiar name in the world of children's and young adult literature . In her latest, The Impossible Knife of Memory, we meet 17 year-old Hayley Kincaid whose mother died when she was small.
Judy Blume and fellow authors and readers have rallied behind Laurie Halse Anderson's acclaimed young adult novel about the
For an event like this, it never hurts to have a cause célèbre, and this year, organizers needn't have gone very far in search
Held annually during the last week of September, Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of intellectual freedom and draws
Roger Sutton, editor of The Horn Book, responded on his blog by quoting an earlier review of "Speak," in which he defends