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
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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
- 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. 281 more words
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