For Banned Books Week, I read the country’s 10 most challenged books. The gay penguins did not corrupt me.

The fact that these insightful, helpful and encouraging books are meeting such resistance is a distressing sign. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

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Here are the Top 10 Most Banned and Challenged Books of 2021

These are the 10 books the American Library Association reports as being the most banned or challenged titles of 2021. Continue reading at Book Riot

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Banned Books Week: How it's being celebrated across the country

Banned Books Week, which celebrates works that have been challenged or banned, is being held this year from Sept. 27 to Oct. 3. The number of challenges reported this year is low in comparison to recent figures, according to the American Library Association. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Celebrate the Week: Read a Banned Book!

September 21-27 is Banned Books Week. Here we offer a list of titles that have been challenged, restricted, removed, or banned in 2013 and 2014. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Banned Books Week: banned books around the world

As Banned Books Week UK kicks offi, Global English Editing shares a map of books currently banned internationally.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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“Literature Locked Up” Supports An End to US Prison Book Bans for Banned Books Week

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A Banned Books Week Action List: Book Censorship News, September 16, 2022

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For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition

Tbilisi, UNESCO's World Book Capital, has mounted a show themed on Georgia's censorious past–and the present dangers of self-censorship. The post For Banned Books Week: Tbilisi’s ‘Untamed Books’ Exhibition appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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South African Book Fair and Book Week: Toward a Reading Culture

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PRH Bolsters We Need Diverse Books for Banned Books Week

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