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Scholastic says it will stop offering the controversial collection of race- and gender-related titles at middle school book fairs starting in January. Getty Images hide caption

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A Scholastic Book Fair banner pictured outside a school in Queens, New York. Lindsey Nicholson/UCG/Universal Images Group via Getty Images hide caption

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One of Cipe Pineles' many illustrated recipes in the newly published cookbook, Leave Me Alone With the Recipes: The Life, Art & Cookbook of Cipe Pineles. Courtesy of Carol Burtin Fripp hide caption

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Hamdi Ali Musa saw her first book when she was 10. Now 25, she's one of Hargeisa's only librarians. "A revolution has been happening in publishing books, reading, writing and literature," she says. Gregory Warner/NPR hide caption

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A Land In Limbo Hopes That Books Will Keep It Going

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