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Dangerous Literature: In Celebration of Banned Books Week

Okay I know I’m a couple of weeks late to this.  I honestly didn’t know banned books week was coming up until it was already gone.   783 more words

Dylan Nordberg


Mr. Ware’s English classes visited the library to learn about Banned Books. We started off by playing a Kahoot, and students learned terms like banned and challenged as well as seeing some titles that have been banned. 42 more words

Freshman Academy

Do *you* read banned books? (Probably, yes.)

Have you finished your banned book yet?

If you started reading during Banned Books Week (Sept. 27 through Oct. 3), maybe not. Some of those titles run long. 523 more words

Round Up!

First, a quick note for fans of HBO’s Game of Thrones series, an adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. … 497 more words


An Interview with Kelly Jensen

I recently had the privilege of talking to Kelly Jensen, former librarian and current editor at the wonderful book culture site Bookriot. Kelly has been in the book-savvy press lately for responding brilliantly to an attempted ban on the young adult novel… 40 more words

Books Discussed Elsewhere

How R.L. Stine's "Goosebumps" Got The "Boot"-bumps

Remember that book series you read during your childhood called Goosebumps? Or perhaps you remember the television series based on the novels. Considering that it is Banned Books Week and with a film around the corner, exploring the reasons behind why R.L. 359 more words


Blacklisted: Thoughts On Banning Books

Margot McGovern talks banned books and remembers the time a teacher confiscated one of her favourite reads. 

Last week was Banned Books Week in America. Until last Monday, I had no idea that was a thing. 1,406 more words

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