Teens read out to defend free speech
Photograph of student reading from a book at a podium next to an enlargement of the book cover for Beyond Magenta
Students from Academy of Arts and Academics celebrated the freedom of expression through literature on Banned Books Read-Out at the Springfield Public Library.
In honor of Banned Books Week, students from Academy of Arts and Academics held a Read-Out of Suzanne Kuklin's Beyond magenta: Transgender teens speak out. The annual Read-Out event emphasizes diversity appreciation and freedom of speech.
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