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Speak by Laurie Halse-Anderson

It’s banned books week! A week to celebrate all that is amazing in previously banned or challenged books, from classics through to popular modern fiction. 580 more words

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Celebrate Your Freedom To Read

This week is the American Library Association’s Banned Books Week, a week each autumn where the ALA highlights the First Amendment, focuses on issues surrounding censorship of information, and celebrates our freedom to read. 697 more words


Banned Books Week: Rating System

Other forms of media have “ratings” and restrictions in place to keep them from younger audiences without parental permission. Books do not. Might this have something to do with the book censorship movement? 643 more words


Banned Books Week: What book would you go to the 'slammer' for?

As part of this year’s Banned Book Week Celebration, we are answering questions posed by the American Library Association.

The short answer is– all of them, any of them, each and every one of them! 

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The Scary Truth of Banned Books Week

By Rebecca Tischler, Reference Department

It’s that time of year again, the time to celebrate… the freedom to READ!!  Banned Books Week is Sept. 25 – Oct. 1,049 more words

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Banned Books Week: Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing
By David Levithan

Reasons for Challenges: Homosexuality and other (“condones public displays of affection.”)

This is one of the most beautiful books that I’ve read in a long time. 288 more words


Attention: livre dangereux

As Banned Books Week is drawing to a close, this seemed an opportune time to reflect on an event that occurred 250 years ago in Northern France and which haunted Voltaire for the rest of his life. 751 more words