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Chapter & Verse Campaign to stamp out 'books for boys,' 'books for girls' gains traction

A campaign titled Let Books Be Books has received the support of authors, a newspaper, and bookseller Waterstones, and the related petition has garnered more than 4,000 signatures.

A UK campaign to take such phrases as “for boys” and “for girls” off children’s books has garnered thousands of signatures for its petition and has seen writers and a newspaper advocating for the change.