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Celebrate Banned Books Week

Stop by your local library or independent book store and celebrate Banned Books Week by picking up a book that has been banned.  Not sure what’s been banned recently?   319 more words

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Banned Book Week: The Bible

The Bible.
By… it’s complicated 

Reasons: Religious Viewpoint

For the first time The Bible made it on the list of the most frequently challenged books.   238 more words

Banned Book Week

Be a Superhero, Defend the Right to Read.

It is that special week again when we celebrate books that were challenged or banned in libraries and school libraries across the country. I hope that the ALA does not mind I took their great graphic and the list of the top ten banned or challenged books for 2015. 210 more words

Notes From Rumbly Cottage

Banned Books Week!

Sometimes, living in (or under, if not necessarily in) a country that has very little government regulation of printed material, it’s easy to forget about all the places in the world that keep strict hold of their publishing houses. 624 more words

Life

Banned Books Week - Pt. 1: On The Practice Of Banning Books.

Banned Books Week is an annual event hosted by the American Library Association to celebrate the freedom to read and to spread awareness about censorship efforts affecting schools and libraries across the United States. 358 more words

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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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Happy Banned Books Week

HAPPY BANNED BOOKS WEEK!

If you’re a book lover you might’ve already known about this wonderful, wonderful holiday. Which should be made into a federal one so we can get the week off to read as many banned books as want.   701 more words

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