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Happy Banned Books Week!

Isn’t it amazing(ly sad) to think we still live in a world that books are banned?  56 more words

2016 Library Challenge: A Banned Book

As someone who has been an avid reader since childhood, I’ve always found one of the most nightmarish scenarios in literature the one that Ray Bradbury presents in… 255 more words

2016 Book Challenge

Banned Book Week: I am Jazz

I am Jazz
by Jessica Herthel and Jazz Jennings

Reasons for challenges: Inaccurate, homosexuality, sex education, religious viewpoint, and unsuited for age group.

This children’s book is the story of Jazz Jennings, a transgender young woman, who knew from a very young age that the body she was born with was not the right body for her. 193 more words

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Banned Books Week!

We will be in the Library with Mrs. Eppelsheimer on Tuesday 9/27 and Wednesday 9/28 for Banned Books Week.

We will work on this assignment… 36 more words

Banned Books

The Origin of the Library Bill of Rights

Good morning!  Today begins Day One of Banned Books Week!  It’s maybe my favorite week all year as we celebrate NOT the banning of books, but the right to read freely.   1,571 more words

The Edge Of Nowhere

Rebellious Reading: Banned Books Week

September 25 – October 1 2016 is Banned Books Week.

Books are challenged and banned in countries around the world every year. According to the American Library Association (ALA),  a challenge is defined as “as a formal, written complaint filed with a library or school requesting that a book or other material be restricted or removed because of its content or appropriateness.” 250 more words

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