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Second Questions - Censorship

Because this week is Banned Books Week (come to the library and pick up a free Banned Books bibliography and bookmark in Teens on Main!), I want to focus our first week’s discussion on the topics of censorship, freedom, and reading. 92 more words


Banned Books Week 2014

After reading Mrs. Holpepper Bookworm‘s post about this year’s Banned Books Week, I decided to investigate some more. And to be honest, I was shocked by some of the books that were either challenged or directly banned from reading.  325 more words

Random Rambles

Banned Book Blog Party

 Banned Book week is here!

I dislike that such a thing needs to exist… but I welcome the chance to celebrate some of those books that I love, which have made their way to the Banned and Challenged books lists.   880 more words

Series Of Sorts

hannahgivens reblogged this on Things Matter and commented:

Personal reminiscences about banned books from the wonderful Eclectic Alli. Later this week I'll be talking about the only book I wasn't allowed to read as a child, but in general my experience was the same -- free reign in the library, read anything and everything, and I've always been grateful for that!

Banned Books Week - Celebrate the Freedom to Read!

Where The Wild Things Are, The Great Gatsby, Captain Underpants, and Harry Potter. What do all these books have in common? They’ve all been banned at one time or another. 401 more words


Why You Should Read Banned Books

As an avid reader, it’s hard for me to imagine why anyone would want to keep certain books from getting into the hands of others. Books open readers to new thoughts, perspectives, and highlights issues that wouldn’t have even crossed their minds if they hadn’t read it. 239 more words

Banned Book Week: Fun Home by Alison Bechdel

In honor of Banned Books Week, my buddy Eric over at The Other Comic Book Teacher and I are going to review comics and graphic novels that have been challenged. 774 more words


Happy Banned Books Week!

Unbeknownst to me, Banned Books Week began yesterday.  If I had known, I would have planned a week of bloggish things.  So, here’s just a quickie for today. 266 more words