Here’s to literary freedom!
What is Banned Books Week? The American Library Association (ALA) says, “Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Typically held during the last week of September, 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. By focusing on efforts across the country to remove or restrict access to books, Banned Books Week draws national attention to the harms of censorship.”
This year, Banned Books Week is September 30-October 6.
If you have ever read a book, chances are that book has been challenged at some point. Many classics, including To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee and The Catcher in the Rye by J.D…
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