In countries across the world, books are banned for a variety of reasons. Many of the books seen on these lists are ones I’ve read, and some of them are favourites of mine. 1,231 more words
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September 24-30, 2017, marked the most recent installment of Banned Books Week. Created in 1982 by the American Library Association (ALA), Banned Books Week calls attention to books that have been challenged or banned by local, state, or federal organizations (particularly libraries and schools), emphasizing the importance of free speech and expression. 279 more words
By Samantha Bartholomew
Did you know that more than 11,300 books have been challenged since 1982?
From Sept. 24 to Sept. 30, Banned Books Week was celebrated across the nation to raise awareness about, as well as celebrate, the freedom and right to read. 291 more words