How I Handle “Adult” Content in My Kids’ Books

It really doesn’t need to be an all-or-nothing thing.

Gina Denny
8 min readFeb 7, 2023

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From the beginning, let’s be clear: I do not support your book bans. I was shocked to find out I knew a real-life book banner, and I literally own a t-shirt denouncing the behavior.

I am also a parent, former homeschooler, and former classroom teacher who practices a religion that is often associated with “conservative” behaviors.

In other words, I do not support book bans, but I run in some circles where the…

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Gina Denny

Author, editor, publishing professional. I help you make your writing better.