This year, let’s send authors of banned books clear support. The Dear Banned Author program encourages us all to write notes to those authors whose works have impacted us, and who have been banned and challenged over the years. There is a spreadsheet of authors, with addresses and twitter tags, so you can reach out … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek: #DearBannedAuthor
George, by Alex Gino reappeared on the top ten list of banned and challenged books this year. I really enjoyed this story when I read it last year, and was pleased to see that Oregon included it in their Battle of the Books list this year. But then… then a few school district decided to not … Continue reading #BannedBooksWeek: Revisiting George.
This year I’ll be doing a mix of things. There will be a few reviews, a few reflections on articles I’ve come across in the past year, and I’m hoping to participate in the “Dear Banned Author” program. Will you join me? All week long I’ll be posting about Banned Books. Let’s begin with a … Continue reading Welcome to #BannedBooksWeek 2018