Archives are often full of banned and challenged books, offering great resources for research.  So in honor of Banned Books Week 2009, Celebrating The Freedom to Read, we will offer you a week long look into some of those books.

Daddy's Roommage written by Michael Willhoite, 1990

Daddy's Roommate written by Michael Willhoite, 1990

Daddy’s Roommate is a picture book about a young boy whose divorced father now lives with his gay partner and deals with the controversial subject of homosexual parents.  Because of its intendend audience (children ages 2-5) and its subject matter, the American Library Association has it listed as #2 in the list of the most 100 challenged books from 1990-2000.