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Standing Together Against Book Bans: A Q&A with award-winning author and activist Robin Stevenson

In recent years, there’s been a troubling increase in book bans and censorship across North America. Among the themes and genres most challenged are LGBTQ+ books. But many authors are fighting hard to get and keep their stories in the hands of young readers.

One such author is Robin Stevenson.

Q&A with The Secret Pocket author Peggy Janicki

“Though the tale is emotionally fraught, young readers are left with an uplifting reminder about the power and resolve of Indigenous people…A moving tribute to Native children’s survival in the residential school system.” Kirkus Reviews Based on author Peggy Janicki’s mother’s experience at residential school, The Secret Pocket is a story of …