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5 Challenged Books to Bring Banned Books Week to a Close

Banned Books week is coming to a close, but I hope you had time to take a look at lists on your own and celebrate the freedom to read and the freedom of expression. 121 more words


Banned Books Week 2017 Roundup

September 24 – 30 is Banned Books Week, a time when librarians, educators, authors, publishers, and book lovers everywhere celebrate the right to and joy of reading freely. 302 more words

Benbrook Library

The Great Gilly Hopkins by Katherine Paterson

Genre: Fiction

Book Jacket Synopsis: “At eleven, Gilly is nobody’s real kid. If only she could find her beautiful mother, Courtney, and live with her instead of in the ugly foster home where she has just been placed. 646 more words


Happy Banned Book Week!

Who should have control of what books are on the shelves? It is the librarian? What about the city live in? The school you drive by? 618 more words

Banned Books Week

I know what you’re thinking… this is a blog that celebrates books. Why are you talking about books getting banned? 218 more words


10 Commonly Challenged Books to Commemorate Banned Books Week

It’s Banned Books Week. From September 24-30, bibliophiles, teachers, librarians, publishers, journalists, and all readers will celebrate the freedom to read and the freedom of expression (for all; even to those who challenge these books), and ultimately shed light on the harms of censorship. 179 more words