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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

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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

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