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Celebrate Freedom to Read

Banned Books Week is coming!!

Check out this website! Lots of cool stuff to read and think about.



Another Book Banned in Another High School

I’m putting together a blog post for our store blog. In the process of refreshing my knowledge of tactics and examples where book banning has been exposed for the misguided action that it is, I ran across your link to “report book censorship.” 938 more words


Save the Date for Banned Books Week 2014!

Every year, hundreds of works from authors ranging from Dr. Suess to Ernest Hemingway are challenged or banned from schools and libraries around the nation. The POP Project believes that everybody deserves a good book, and that the freedom to read and access to books are paramount to a healthy community. 419 more words


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.) 817 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