Freedom

Are You Reading Banned Books?

I used to teach a course for a university about banned and challenged books and many of my students were surprised to learn that books were being taken off the shelves here in the US. It may not be that surprising to you, now, because book challenges and bans have seen an increase in news […]

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Banned Books Week

Banned Books Week: Celebrate your Freedom to Read

Have you read The Hunger Games, Fahrenheit 451, or To Kill a Mockingbird? If so, you’ve read a banned book. Congratulations! The American Library Association promotes awareness of challenges to our right to read everyday, but the last week of September is a time to celebrate our freedom to read with Banned Books Week. School

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