This week is Banned Books Week, which despite its sensational name (coined in the 1980s), is a time to recognize and celebrate our freedom to read. We strongly support your right to decide what is okay for you or for
It’s Banned Books Week, which sounds more dire than it really is. Outright bans on books are rare, but there are a number of challenges in the U.S. each year, tracked by the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom.
“There is nothing like a banned book to turn a teenager into a devoted reader” Malcolm Jones – on the ‘lucky’ adolescents who live in a school district that has banned Mark Twain’s Huckleberry Finn, quoted in American Libraries Magazine,