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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

Events

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. 178 more words

Writing

20 challenged books to kickoff Banned Books Week

Did you know that today is the start of Banned Books Week? From September 24-30, bibliophiles, teachers, librarians, publishers, journalists, and all readers will celebrate the freedom to read and shed light on the freedom of expression (for all; even those who challenge the books) as well as the harms of censorship. 233 more words

Writing

The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood

Genre: Dystopian, Fiction

Book Jacket Synopsis: “Offred is a Handmaid in the Republic of Gilead. She may leave the home of the Commander and his wife once a day to walk to food markets whose signs are now pictures instead of words because women are no longer allowed to read. 554 more words

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Draw Me a Star by Eric Carle

Genre: Picture Book, Fiction

Book Jacket Synopsis: “With his brilliant collage, poignant and powerful in its simplicity, Eric Carle creates an unforgettable story that celebrates imagination and the artist in us all.” 213 more words

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