Banned Books Week

Book Bites: News and Views for October 2

#BannedBooksWeek display fr Lacey Timberland Library shows reasons for challenges to titles: — amightygirl (@amightygirl) October 1, 2015   Banned Books Week (September 27 – October 3) celebrated the freedom to read with a special focus this year on the children’s books that are disproportionately the targets of challenges and bans. We took a… Read More »

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Surprising Children’s Books That Have Been Banned

If you hear buzz about Banned Books Week and think that it is about something that doesn’t happen anymore, or only happens in non-democratic countries, think again. Censorship and challenges to books are still rampant around the world, even within developed nations. Polis Books just acquired the U.S. publishing rights to Ted Dawe’s coming-of-age novel,… Read More »

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