Wednesday, September 30, 2020

BANNED BOOKS WEEK: SEPT 27 - OCT 3

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read, launched in 1982 in response to a sudden surge in the number of challenges to books in schools, bookstores and libraries. It highlights the value of free and open access to information. Banned Books Week brings together the entire book community — librarians, booksellers, publishers, journalists, teachers, and readers of all types — in shared support of the freedom to seek and to express ideas, even those some consider unorthodox or unpopular. For more info on Banned Books Week...

And, for a sampling of both classic and contemporary books that have been banned, click HERE for a list put together by PEN AMERICA: The Freedom to Write. 

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