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Banned Books Week 2014

Thanks, SDR, for reminding us of Banned Books Week, coming September 21-27. As ELA teachers, let’s find a way to celebrate this, and reading, with our students. 62 more words

Teaching YA

Banned Book Reviews: ALA #87: Tiger Eyes, by Judy Blume

Reasons for Banning: Sex, Alcohol (used in an entirely negative light, I might add; I don’t get the reasoning), Violence, Death, Religion (Again, negative light, but there I can at least see the logic.) 816 more words

You Might Have Missed...News Edition 4 July 2014

Alright, everyone start singing the theme tune from Team America. Happy Independence Day, USA friends! Good job on all the freedom and stuff. Bad luck with the World Cup stuff, but at least you did better than England. 635 more words


Banned Books Week Celebrating the Freedom to Read: Sept. 21-27, 2014 #bannedbooks

  • Banned Books Week is the national book community’s annual celebration of the freedom to read. Hundreds of libraries and bookstores around the country draw attention to the problem of censorship by mounting displays of challenged books and hosting a variety of events.
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2014 Banned Books Week: Now Featuring Comics!

Banned Books Week is an annual celebration of the freedom to read put on by the American Library Association. This year, from September 21 to 27, the celebration will focus on graphic novels and comics.  329 more words

June Dive | Complicated Worlds of 'Better Nate Than Ever,' 'Blubber'

Summer is here, and with it come carefree days (and late nights) of diving into new books!

Yet life in the middle grades can be anything but carefree at times, or maybe just not as carefree as adults sometimes make it out to be. 742 more words

Middle Grade

Banned Books Week to Focus on Comics and Graphic Novels

This year’s Banned Books Week, occurring September 21-27, will focus on comics and graphic novels.  The announcement came from the Banned Books Week National Committee and the… 467 more words