Artist: Sofia Quintana
Banned/Challenged Book: The Giving Tree
Reason for Banning: The book was banned due to deforestation and sexism
Excerpt from Artist’s Statement: My name is Sofia Quintana. I’m 13 years old and I go to West Middle School. I drew the book called The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein. I did the book because I thought that it was an awesome book and I drew a boy cutting down a tree.