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Banned Books Week

5 Ways to Celebrate Banned Books Week

Did you know that every year hundreds of books are challenged across America? Banned Books Week is an annual awareness campaign that reminds the literary community of the importance of speaking out against book banning and supporting our freedom to read. This year Banned Books Week takes place between September 23 and 29. To help […]

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Banned Books Week

Celebrate your freedom to read this week!  Visit the official Banned Books Week website and the ALA website to learn more about banned & challenged books. Check out the map to see where books have been challegned and banned during the past couple of years. Do you know of a book challenge that hasn’t been […]

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Banned Books Week

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Catcher in the Rye, Forever … these are just a few of the books that have been banned in this country over the years.  This week, learn more about why books are banned.  Celebrate free speech by reading a banned book! Visit Banned Books Week on MySpace and Facebook. Facebook0TwitterPinterest0Tumblr0email

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